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Paul Bedjan

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Paul Bedjan (1838-1920) was a Chaldean priest. A committed Orientalist, he worked with and collected many Syriac manuscripts. Many of his works are available from Gorgias Press.

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Mois de Marie

Edited by Paul Bedjan
ISBN: 978-1-61143-404-0
An anthology of hymns and devotions to the Virgin Mary in ancient and modern Syriac, collected in honor of the fiftieth anniversary of the proclamation of the doctrine of the Immaculate Conception
$209.00 $125.40

Histoire Complète de Joseph

Poème en douze livres
Edited with an Introduction by Paul Bedjan
ISBN: 978-1-60724-937-5
Bedjan here presents the Syriac text, in vocalized East Syriac script, of a lengthy and highly praised poem (sometimes attributed to Ephrem, sometimes to Balai) on the Joseph story. An appendix contains a poem on the translation of Joseph’s bones.
$181.00 $108.60

Thomas of Marga's Monastic History and Other Texts

Edited with an Introduction by Paul Bedjan
ISBN: 978-1-60724-910-8
Bedjan here presents, in fully vocalized east Syriac script, Thomas of Marga’s Monastic History, ‘Ishodnah’s Book of Monastery Founders, Homilies on Joseph by Narsai, and a collection of shorter texts by other authors.
$269.00 $161.40

Homilies of Isaac of Antioch

Edited with an Introduction by Paul Bedjan
ISBN: 978-1-60724-870-5
Under the name of Isaac of Antioch, also known as the Great, or the Teacher, more than 200 memre exist. Here Bedjan produces the (vocalized) Syriac text of 67 memre, 43 edited for the first time.
$299.00 $179.40

The Works of Sahdona (Martyrius)

With Homilies by Jacob of Sarug
ISBN: 978-1-59333-677-6
Bedjan presents Sahdona’s Book of Perfection, a significant resource for the study of East Syrian monasticism, and some shorter works. Also included are several homilies by Jacob of Sarug on Jesus, Mary, virginity and the Council of Nicea.
$302.00 $181.20
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Chaldean Christian Doctrine in the Urmia Dialect

Doctrina Christiana
ISBN: 978-1-59333-420-8
Paul Bedjan produced this catechism to advance the knowledge of Catholicism among Aramaic-speaking Christians of the Middle East. The book is written in Modern Aramaic, in the dialect of Urmia. The book is of interest not only for pedagogical purposes among the Aramaic speakers, but also will give the Neo-Aramaic scholar a literary text from the late nineteenth century.
$123.00 $73.80
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The History of Mar Jab-Alaha and Rabban Sauma

Histoire de Mar Jab-Alaha, Patriarche, et de Raban Sauma
ISBN: 978-1-59333-418-5
This books gives the Syriac text of the account of Yaballaha III, Church of the East Patriarch, and his vicar Bar Sauma, the Mongol Ambassador to the Frankish courts at the end of the thirteenth century.
$231.00 $138.60
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The Theological Apologia of Mar Nestorius

Nestorius Le Livre D'Heraclide
ISBN: 978-1-59333-400-0
Nestorius, deposed by the Council of Ephesus, spent his final years composing an apologia defending his theological beliefs, which became known as the ‘Book (or ‘Bazaar’) of Heraclides’. The Greek original is lost, but this Syriac translation survived in a single manuscript in the library of the Catholicos of the East, in his mountain retreat of Qodshanes. Bedjan gives an edition of this vital Syriac text.
$293.00 $175.80