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Gorgias Press is an independent academic publisher of books and journals covering a range of religious and language studies that include Syriac language, Eastern Christianity, Ancient Near East, Arabic and Islam, Early Christianity, Judaism, and more.[1] Gorgias Press was founded in 2001 by George Kiraz, and is based in Piscataway, New Jersey.[2] Authors include Sebastian Brock, Clinton Bennett, David C. Parker, Andrei Orlov, Iain Torrance, Philip Khuri Hitti, George Percy Badger, Ignatius Zakka I Iwas, Ignatius Afram I Barsoum, Ignatius Elias III, Carl Brockelmann, Aziz Suryal Atiya, and William Hatch.[3][4]

Gorgias Press
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Founded2001 (2001)
FounderGeorge Kiraz
Country of originUnited States
Headquarters locationPiscataway, New Jersey
Publication typesBooks, academic journals
Nonfiction topics
ImprintsTigris, Euphrates, Harp of the Gazelle

The press publishes new books, but also reprints academic books and rare out of print books, in addition to several peer-reviewed academic journals.[5] In 2010, they published three volumes of peer-reviewed articles as part of a series on Foundations for Syriac Lexicography in association with the International Syriac Language Project.[6]


  • Tigris
  • Euphrates
  • Harp of the Gazelle[1]


  1. ^ a b "About Gorgias Press". Retrieved 13 October 2011.
  2. ^ "Gorgias Press - Liturgy". Times News. Retrieved 2011-10-13.
  3. ^ "Gorgias Press bestsellers". Retrieved 13 October 2011.
  4. ^ "Gorgias Press Catalog" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-10-17. Retrieved 13 October 2011.
  5. ^ "Gorgias Press Journals". Retrieved 13 October 2011.
  6. ^ "The International Syriac Language Project (ISLP)". University of Helsinki. Retrieved 13 October 2011.

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