The Caucasian Albanian palimpsests of Mt. Sinai /

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Imprint:Turnhout : Brepols, c2008-2010.
Description:3 v. : ill. (some col.), facsims. ; 45 cm.
Series:Monumenta palaeographica medii aevi. Series Ibero-Caucasica ; [2]
Monumenta palaeographica medii aevi. Series Ibero-Caucasica ; 2.
Subject:Saint Catherine (Monastery : Mount Sinai)
Saint Catherine (Monastery : Mount Sinai)
Caucasian Albanian language -- Texts.
Palimpsests -- Egypt -- Sinai, Mount.
Caucasian Albanian language.
Language and languages.
Albania (Ancient kingdom) -- Languages.
Egypt -- Mount Sinai.
Europe -- Albania (Ancient kingdom)
Format: Print Book
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Varying Form of Title:Caucasian Albanian palimpsests of Mount Sinai
Other authors / contributors:Gippert, Jost.
9782503538969 (v. 3)
2503538967 (v. 3)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references.
Summary:"SIBE 2 comprises the editio princeps of the (so-called) Caucasian Albanian palimpsests found in St. Catherine's Monastery on Mt. Sinai, which have been deciphered, translated and edited by Jost Gippert, Wolfgang Schulze, Zaza Aleksidze, and Jean-Pierre Mahé in an international project supported by the Volkswagen Foundation. The two volumes (in 4° format) include a historical introduction, a thorough description of the manuscript remains, a detailed account of the grammar of the (hitherto practically unknown) Caucasian "Albanian" language and its script (including remarks on inscriptions, language history, etc.), an editio minor of the texts (Gospel of John and Lectionary passages from Matthew, Mark, Luke, Acts of Apostles, Pauline Epistles, Catholic Letters, and Old Testament fragments) for quick reference, word indices and concordances (Caucasian Albanian - Old Armenian/Old Georgian/Greek/ English/Udi), and, within the editio princeps, photographs of the individual parchment sheets, a diplomatic rendering of the text in the original script, a Romanized transliteration, and parallel texts in Armenian, Georgian, Greek, Russian, Syriac, English, and Udi"--Publisher's description.