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Coming Soon: BT Conference
October 11-15, 2019 • Dallas, Texas
The 2019 Bible Translation Conference will take place October 11 - 15 at the International Linguistics Center in Dallas, Texas.

If you are planning to attend, take a look at the sale items in this newsletter. You can save shipping charges by ordering now for pickup in Dallas. Whether you are acquiring books or not, stop by and visit the SIL International Translation/SIL International Publications exhibit.
Featured New Release On Sale!
The Article in Post-Classical Greek

Edited by Daniel King

New release in Publications in Translation and Textlinguistics

Retail price: $39.95
The collection presented here offers interpretations of the functions and grammar of the Greek article (ὁ, ἡ, τό) from a variety of perspectives, including generative grammar and discourse analysis, along with studies that make use of text-critical and diachronic data. Together, these supply readers of Greek with a thorough understanding of the functions of the article and constitute a starting point for further research efforts.

Daniel King is research fellow in Syriac studies and Semitic languages, Cardiff University, UK, and a translation consultant with SIL International. His research is principally concerned with methods and techniques of translation in antiquity especially between Greek and Syriac in the fields of philosophy and theology. He has published an edition of The Earliest Syriac Translation of Aristotle’s Categories (Brill, 2010) as well as many articles in the field.
Special Sale!

Order The Article in Post-Classical Greek along with the recently released Paul’s Anthropological Terms in the Light of Discourse Analysis at this special price.

Retail price: $39.95 each. This sale price is only for the two books ordered together.
Inventory Clearance While Supplies Last!
Only $5.00 each:
  • The Translator’s Reference Translation Series (TRT)
  • The Semantic and Structural Analysis (SSA) Series

Retail prices from $18.00-$39.00

Only $15.00 each:
  • Man and Message: A Guide to Meaning-Based Text Analysis

Retail price: $67.00, hardbound
Payment due by September 19, 2019. Shipment by week of October 7 or pickup at BT Conference beginning October 11.

All sale prices are in USD. Tax and shipping are extra. All sales final.
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When this closes, your book disappears too.
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There’s bad news for users of Microsoft’s eBook store: the company is closing it down , and, with it, any books bought through the service will no longer be readable. Read on.
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