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Gorgias Mandaean Studies

Mandaean Studies addresses the religion, language, literature, and history of the Mandaean community of the Middle East. This community offers invaluable resources for the study of the region and its other great religious traditions, to which it has been a constant witness since its emergence into history during the early centuries of the Common Era.

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1800 Years of Encounters With Mandaeans

ISBN: 978-1-4632-4132-2
Jorunn Jacobsen Buckley’s new book is both an updated academic study and an autobiographical account of her decades-long Mandaean encounters. The book includes the author’s intellectual timeline in Mandaean studies from the late 1960s until today, a study of Mandaean scribal lineages, accounts of private and public meetings with Mandeans around the world with 26 anecdotes / vignettes, as well as selections from a privately printed book on her international human rights work for Mandaeans. The book is dedicated to a treasured Mandaean friend, the yalufa (learned layman) Sh. Salem Choheili.
$114.95 $68.97

Études sur les Soubbas ou les Sabéens

Leurs dogmes, leurs moeurs
ISBN: 978-1-61143-953-3
The mythology, history, and ritual of the Mandaeans, with an account of their clergy, ritual, language, and numbers, written by a Syriac Christian who was French consul in Mosul for twenty years.
$139.00 $83.40

The Great Stem of Souls

Reconstructing Mandaean History
ISBN: 978-1-59333-621-9
Mandaean priests, representatives of a religious heritage that can be traced back to Late Antique Mesopotamia, still copy their ancient literature by hand. The Great Stem of Souls is a study of the colophons – postscripts at the end of each text – that are appended to most Mandaean documents. A study of the contents of the colophons provides a framework for reconstructing Mandaean history.
$204.00 $122.40