The Assyrian Reader


By Naum Palak

The Assyrian Reader is a small introductory book for beginners of the Assyrian (or Syriac) language by the late malphono Naum Palak (Faik). The book was intended for the Assyrian youth in the United States, why a translation into English is included. A few poems/songs by the author are also included, including the song Ettʿir men shentho (Awaken from sleep). The book was first published in the United States by the Assyrian National School Association (ANSA; commonly known to Assyrians as Taw Mim Simkath) in 1917.

Product details

Publisher: Nineveh Press
Publication Status: In Print
Publication Date: June 2017
Interior Color: Full color
Binding: Paperback
Trim Size: 6 x 9 in
Page Count: 62
Language: Syriac
ISBN: 978-91-983441-5-8