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Abrohom Nuro Library

The series contains reprints from rare books that once belonged to the Abrohom Nuro library. These books can hardly be found in Western university libraries. The content is primarily on Syriac studies and Eastern Christianity.

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Catalogue of the Malphono Abrohom Nuro Collection

By Abrohom Nuro; Introduction by George Anton Kiraz
ISBN: 978-1-60724-332-8
The Abrohom Nuro library is arguably the richest private collection of Syriac material, especially containing rare titles published in the Middle East in the 1800s and early 1900s. Nuro presents here a checklist of the collection.
$141.00 $84.60

The Paradise of Eden

ISBN: 978-1-60724-333-5
Abdisho bar Brikha (d. 1318) was a prominent East Syriac writer. While many of his works did not survive, his The Paradise of Eden, a collection of theological poetry, reached us. This edition is based on the rare Urmia (1916) and Mosul (1928) text editions by J. de Kelaita.
$173.00 $103.80

Bar Hebraeus' Poem on Divine Wisdom

Carmen de divina sapientia, auctore celeberrimo viro Abulpharagio Gregorio filio Haronis Bar-Hebraeo
ISBN: 978-1-60724-334-2
This is a rare edition of Barhebraeus’ poem “On Divine Wisdom” by Ioannes Notayn Darauni (Yūḥannā Nuṭayn al-Dar‘ūnī) was first published in 1880. The Syriac text of the poem is accompanied by detailed footnotes giving Arabic glosses for the difficult words.
$138.00 $82.80

My Tour in the Parishes of the Syrian Church in Syria and Lebanon

ISBN: 978-1-60724-685-5
A record of the author’s investigation concerning the situation of the Syriac-speaking churches during the 1960s. The author provides statistics about parishes, schools, organizations, and cultural activities. The book lists most of the educational institutions with hundreds of photographs, as well as biographies and photos of Syriac writers and Orientalists specializing in Syriac studies.
$208.00 $124.80

Chronicle of the Unknown Edessan

Translated into Arabic by Albert Abouna
ISBN: 978-1-60724-695-4
The Syriac Chronicle of the Unknown Edessan (Chronicle of 1234) is an important resource for the period stretching from early Islam until the Crusades. The original manuscript, dating from the fourteenth century, was discovered by Patriarch Afram II Rahmani in Istanbul in 1899. The Syriac text was published by Chabot in collaboration with Afram Barsoum (later Patriarch Afram I Barsoum). The chronicle consists of two parts: Part I covers early world history, while Part II covers early Islam and is an eyewitness account of the Crusades. In this edition, Albert Abouna provides an Arabic translation of Part II with annotations. The volume includes comprehensive indices of names and places.
$189.00 $113.40

The Syrian Voice

al-ṣawt al-suryānī
ISBN: 978-1-61719-451-1
This book speaks of the internal struggle that arose within the Syrian Orthodox Church in the twentieth century.
$52.00 $31.20

A Brief Study on the Origins of Arabic and Syriac Phrases in Italian, Spanish, French, English, Gree

نبذة في أصول الألفاظ السامية... التي دخلت في اللغات الإيطالية والإسبانية... وبالعكس
ISBN: 978-1-61719-452-8
This book outlines the connections between the Arabic and European languages, giving a brief listing of European words and phrases with their Arabic equivalent.
$54.00 $32.40

The Crusades in Syrian Monuments

al-ḥurūb al-ṣalībiyya fī al-āthār al-suryāniyya
ISBN: 978-1-61719-453-5
An account of the Crusades from the Syrian perspective as detailed by the priest Isaac Armala. A non-Western account of the epic battle perfect for students of history.
$92.00 $55.20

Grammar of the Syriac Language

al-lugha al-suryāniyya
ISBN: 978-1-61719-454-2
This is a thorough academic tutorial of the Syriac language beginning with its history and ending with the learning of the language itself.
$145.00 $87.00

Patriarchs of the Syrian Orthodox Church in the Nineteenth Century

baṭārikat al-suryān fī āl-qarn āl-tāsi` `ashr
ISBN: 978-1-61719-456-6
A history of the Syrian Orthodox Patriarchs of the nineteenth century as they struggle against political, internal, and external opposition.
$112.00 $67.20

The Theological School of Antioch 290-430 A.D.

madrasat ānṭākya al-lāhūtiyya
ISBN: 978-1-61719-457-3
An essay expounding the historical rise and decline of the Theological School of Antioch.
$103.00 $61.80

Treatise on the Principals of Translation Techniques from Arabic into Syriac

risāla fī ’uṣūl al-ta`rīb `an al-suryāniyya
ISBN: 978-1-61719-458-0
Author Ephraam Barsom deliberates on the logistics of translation versus transliteration of Syriac into Arabic. This is a great read for anyone interested in the translation of Syriac into Arabic.
$115.00 $69.00

Aramaic Languages and their Study

āl-lugha āl-ārāmiyya wa-ādābuhā
By Jean-Baptiste Chabot; Translated by Anton Lawrence; Introduction by Murad Fuat Jaqqi
ISBN: 978-1-61719-459-7
An Overview of the compilation and history of the Aramaic Language from various dialects.
$109.00 $65.40

Practical Guide to Conversational Syriac

dalīl al-takallum fī al-lugha al-suryāniyya
ISBN: 978-1-61719-460-3
This is a beginner’s guide to conversational Syriac with translations in French and Arabic.
$46.00 $27.60

The Influences of Syriac on the Lebanese and Syrian Dialects

al-dawāthir al-suryāniyya fī lubnān wa-sūriyya
ISBN: 978-1-61719-461-0
This book presents a look at the effects of the Aramaic language as it appears in Lebanon and Syria.
$61.00 $36.60

Non-Native Borrowings into the Lebanese Syrian Dialect

gharā'ib al-lahja al-lubnāniyya al-sūriyya
ISBN: 978-1-61719-463-4
In comparing the formal Arabic language with colloquial Lebanese Syrian Arabic, Raphael Nakhla Al-Yasou`y finds a large list of foreign words that have unknowingly worked their way into the local dialect.
$81.00 $48.60

Spot Light on the Decision to Grant Cultural Rights to Syriac Speaking Citizens of Iraq

'aḍwā' `alā qarār manḥ al-ḥuqūq al-thaqāfiyya lil-muwāṭinīn al-nāṭiqīn bil-suryāniyya
ISBN: 978-1-61719-464-1
This is a book filled with documents, details and glimpses of Syria after its government granted cultural rights to its Syriac speaking citizens.
$120.00 $72.00

A Brief History on its Origins, Principals, and its Most Prominent Teachers

madrasat nuṣaybīn al-shahīra: nabdha tārīkhiyya fī ’aṣlihā wa-qawānīnihā wa-fī al-`ulamā’ al-ladhīna qāmū fīhā
ISBN: 978-1-61719-465-8
This is a brief history of the life of the School of Nisibis, its teachings, traditions, and influence.
$46.00 $27.60

Tangible Proofs of the Exchange between Syriac and Arabic

al-barāhīn al-ḥisiyya `alā taqāruḍ al-suryāniyya wal-`arabiyya
ISBN: 978-1-61719-469-6
In this linguistics book, Ignatius Yacoub III documents the relationship between the Syriac and Arabic languages; postulating that both are intrinsic to the study of the other.
$155.00 $93.00

The Life and Works of Jacob of Serug

ISBN: 978-1-61143-337-1
Philoxenos Dolabani provides a brief biographical introduction to Jacob of Serug, including a survey of his life and works.
$104.00 $62.40

Book of Good Works

ISBN: 978-1-61143-338-8
Mor Elia Yuhanon Mellus presents a book of Syriac hymns and poems, mostly by John of Mosul, intended to educate Syriac Christians about their heritage.
$154.00 $92.40

Daily Meditations

For Each Day of the Month
By P. Muzzarelli; Translated by Francis David
ISBN: 978-1-61143-340-1
This small volume presents a daily devotional meditation for each day of the month.
$152.00 $91.20

Selected Passages from Aramaic Literature

ISBN: 978-1-61143-341-8
The present volume is a chrestomathy of Aramaic (Syriac) literature including selections from the Bible, various patristic authors, and ecclesiastical leaders in the Syriac tradition.
$284.00 $170.40

The Rite of Burial for the Order of Priests

Edited by Abraham Konat
ISBN: 978-1-61143-342-5
This volume presents the Syriac and Malayalam texts for the rite of the burial of priests in the Malankara Syriac tradition.
$171.00 $102.60

Book of Common Prayer

Edited by Abraham Konat
ISBN: 978-1-61143-343-2
This volume presents the Syriac text of the Book of Common Prayer according to the rite of the Syriac Orthodox Church as practiced by the Malankara Christians of India.
$170.00 $102.00