Publishing Partner: Cambridge University Press CUP Extra Wiley-Blackwell Publisher Login
amazon logo
More Info


New from Oxford University Press!

ad

Words in Time and Place: Exploring Language Through the Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary

By David Crystal

Offers a unique view of the English language and its development, and includes witty commentary and anecdotes along the way.


New from Cambridge University Press!

ad

Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases

By Peter Mark Roget

This book "supplies a vocabulary of English words and idiomatic phrases 'arranged … according to the ideas which they express'. The thesaurus, continually expanded and updated, has always remained in print, but this reissued first edition shows the impressive breadth of Roget's own knowledge and interests."


New from Brill!

ad

The Brill Dictionary of Ancient Greek

By Franco Montanari

Coming soon: The Brill Dictionary of Ancient Greek by Franco Montanari is the most comprehensive dictionary for Ancient Greek to English for the 21st Century. Order your copy now!


Book Information

   
Sun Image

Title: The Caucasian Albanian Palimpsests of Mount Sinai
Edited By: Jost Gippert
Wolfgang Schulze
Zaza Aleksidze
Jean-Peirre Mahé
URL: http://www.brepols.net/catalogue/index.jsp?mpk=20295&art=889438
Description:

The newly found (so-called) Caucasian Albanian Palimpsests [manuscripts
stemming from the 6.-7. century AD] have now been fully deciphered,
translated and edited by Jost Gippert, Wolfgang Schulze, Zaza Aleksidze,
and Jean-Peirre Mahé. The two volumes (in 4to format, 650 pages) include a
presentation of Caucasian Albanian, a full grammar of the language of the
texts (including remarks on minor inscriptions, language history etc.), an
editio minor of the texts (Gospel of John, Lectionary) for quick reference,
indices and concordances (Caucasian Albanian/Old Armenian/Old
Georgian/Russian/English/Udi), and (in the second volume) the editio
princeps with photographs of the single parchment sheets, facsimiles,
transliteration, and parallel texts in Armenian; Georgian, Russian, Syriac,
English, and Udi.

The two volumes are going to be published at Brépols (Turnhout, Belgium),
see http://www.brepols.net/catalogue/index.jsp?mpk=20295&art=875817. The
publisher expects a relevant number of orders before starting to print the
volumes (that shall appear this year in spring). In case libraries or
individuals are interested in ordering the two volumes they are kindly
invited to follow the link mentioned above.

Publication Year: 2009
Publisher: Brépols
Review: Not available for review. If you would like to review a book on The LINGUIST List, please login to view the AFR list.
BibTex: View BibTex record
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Aghwan
Issue: All announcements sent out by The LINGUIST List are emailed to our subscribers and archived with the Library of Congress.
Click here to see the original emailed issue.

Versions:
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9782503531151
Pages: 310