By: Cate Fricke
Eisenbrauns, a renowned publisher of books on biblical and Near East studies, has unveiled its spring/summer 2019 catalog featuring new titles on Hebrew scriptures, ancient languages, archeological reports, and more. The publishing house, which became an imprint of Penn State University Press in Nov. 2017, celebrated its 43rd anniversary this year.
Notable new titles include the third volume in Bezalel Porten and Ada Yardeni’s Textbook of Aramaic Ostraca from Idumea; Studying Gender in the Ancient Near East, a collection of scholarly essays providing a model of a more productive agenda for understanding gender in ancient Near Eastern societies; Cuneiform in Canaan: The Next Generation, an updated version of the original volume published by the Israel Exploration Society and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 2006; A Glossary of Old Syrian by Joaquín Sanmartín; and additions to the Bulletin for Biblical Research Supplement series and Siphrut: Literature and Theology of the Hebrew Scriptures series. The new catalog also includes distributed titles from Åbo Akademi University, the American Oriental Society, and the Neo-Assyrian Text Corpus Project.
To see all of Eisenbrauns’s new and forthcoming Spring/Summer 2019 titles, visit