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Inscriptions sémitiques de la Syrie, de la Mésopotamie et de la région de Mossoul


Edited and Translated by Henri Pognon
This impressive volume is a collection of inscriptions, mostly Syriac, but also two in Akkadian and some in Aramaic, collected by Pognon during travels in the Middle East. They are accompanied with detailed notes and French translations.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
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SKU (ISBN): 978-1-61719-418-4
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Publication Status: In Print

Publication Date: Sep 7,2012
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 7 x 10
Page Count: 281
Language: French
ISBN: 978-1-61719-418-4
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Henri Pognon, during his many years as French consul at Baghdad and Aleppo, traveled throughout the Middle East and collected inscriptions from the places he visited. This impressive volume is a collection of these inscriptions, mostly Syriac, but also two in Akkadian and some in Aramaic. They are accompanied with detailed geographical, historical, and epigraphical descriptions, as well as French translations, which also have a great number of grammatical and lexical annotations. The book concludes with a glossary to the Zakir inscription, a small Aramaic glossary, a supplement to Payne Smith’s Thesaurus Syriacus with words and forms from these inscriptions, a geographical Syriac glossary, and a full index in French, mostly of proper names. Drawings of the inscriptions, along with some photographs, are given in 42 plates. Pognon’s work is so full of informations that Semitic language scholars, epigraphers, and historians, as well as more general readers interested in monasteries and churches in these regions, will all be pleased with the volume.

Henri Pognon, during his many years as French consul at Baghdad and Aleppo, traveled throughout the Middle East and collected inscriptions from the places he visited. This impressive volume is a collection of these inscriptions, mostly Syriac, but also two in Akkadian and some in Aramaic. They are accompanied with detailed geographical, historical, and epigraphical descriptions, as well as French translations, which also have a great number of grammatical and lexical annotations. The book concludes with a glossary to the Zakir inscription, a small Aramaic glossary, a supplement to Payne Smith’s Thesaurus Syriacus with words and forms from these inscriptions, a geographical Syriac glossary, and a full index in French, mostly of proper names. Drawings of the inscriptions, along with some photographs, are given in 42 plates. Pognon’s work is so full of informations that Semitic language scholars, epigraphers, and historians, as well as more general readers interested in monasteries and churches in these regions, will all be pleased with the volume.

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  • Series Foreward (page 5)
  • Avertissement (page 10)
  • No. 1 Inscription Babylonienne D'Eski-Harran (page 12)
  • No. 2 Inscription Syriaque du Tombeau de Manou, pres de Serrin. (page 26)
  • No. 3-12. Inscription Syriaques de Soghmatar. (page 34)
  • No . 13 et 14. Inscriptions Syriaques du Couvent de Saint-Gabriel de Kartmin. (page 50)
  • No . 15. Inscription D'Arah. (page 62)
  • No. 16 et 17. Inscriptions Syriaques de Deir Tell-Ade. (page 63)
  • No . 18. Inscription Syriaque de Bordj-Es-Seba. (page 65)
  • No. 19. Inscription Syriaque de Stablat. (page 66)
  • No. 20. Inscription Syriaque De Kafar-Nabou. (page 67)
  • No. 21. Inscription Syriaque de Bassoufan. (page 71)
  • No. 22-33 Inscriptions du Couvent de Saint-Jacques-Le-Reclus. (page 73)
  • No. 34 et 35. Inscriptions Syriaques pres du Couvent de Saint-Jacques-Le-Reclus. (page 83)
  • No. 36-47. Inscriptions Syriennes et Juives a Keurk-Moghar a et Aux Environs. (page 87)
  • No. 48-50. Inscriptions Syriaques pres de Cheikh Maqsoud, dans les Environs D'Ourfa. (page 97)
  • No. 51. Inscription Syriaque de L'Eglise de Kafar-Ze. (page 102)
  • No. 52-54. Inscriptions de L'Eglise D'Arnas. (page 106)
  • No. 55 et 56. Inscriptions Syriaques de Buyuk-Kachichluk. (page 112)
  • No. 57 et 58. Inscriptions du Couvent de Saint-Jacques dans la Montagne D'Edesse. (page 114)
  • No. 59. Inscriptions Assyrienne D'Anaz. (page 117)
  • No. 60. Inscription Arameene de Sari. (page 119)
  • No. 61. Inscription Arameene de Hassan-Kef. (page 124)
  • No. 62. Inscription Syriaque du Couvent de Saint-Dodo a Bassibrina. (page 127)
  • No. 63 et 64. Inscriptions Syriaques du Couvent de Saint-Abhai. (page 128)
  • No. 65-71. Inscriptions Syriaques de Hah. (page 131)
  • No. 72. Inscription Syriaque de L'Eglise de Saint-Jean-Le-Deilemite pres de Karakoche. (page 137)
  • No. 73. Inscription Syriaque de Takrit. (page 138)
  • No. 74. Inscription de Karakoche. (page 140)
  • No. 75 et 76. Inscriptions Syriaques du Couvent de Saint-Behnam. (page 143)
  • No. 77-80. Inscriptions du Tombeau de Saint Behnam. (page 150)
  • No. 81 et 82. Inscriptions Syriaques de Khirbet-Hassan. (page 154)
  • No. 83. Inscription Syriaque D'Alep. (page 157)
  • No. 84. Inscription Syriaque D'Ehneche. (page 159)
  • No. 85. Inscription de Dehhes. (page 163)
  • No. 86. Inscription Arameenne de Zakir. Roi de Hamat et de Laache. (page 167)
  • No. 87-90. Inscriptions Syriaques dans une Grotte Funeraire, pres de Kara-Keupru. (page 190)
  • No. 91. Inscriptions Syriaque d'el-Hemer. (page 196)
  • No. 92-94. Inscriptions Syriaques du Couvent de Saint-Abai. (page 197)
  • No. 95-116. Inscriptions Syriaques de Hachtarak. (page 202)
  • No. 117. Inscription Syriaque Trouvee au Couvent de Saint-Julien. (page 214)
  • No. 118. Inscription Syriaque de la Citadelle D'Ourfa. (page 215)
  • Glossaires. (page 220)
  • Index. (page 228)
  • Errata. (page 237)
  • Table des Matieres. (page 238)
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