De Gruyter and Gorgias Press enter partnership

Gorgias Press and De Gruyter have formed an editorial and commercial partnership for Gorgias Press titles. Through this agreement, eBook versions of all Gorgias Press titles will be available on

Gorgias Press has published over 3,000 titles in history, language and religious studies, with specific areas of expertise in the Ancient Near East, Arabic and Islamic Studies, Archaeology, Biblical Studies, Classics, Early Christianity, Jewish Studies, Linguistics, and Syriac. Gorgias Press is based in Piscataway, NJ, USA.

The agreement includes the Gorgias Press output of 75 titles per year and a backlist of more than 3,000 titles, all renowned in their fields for their outstanding level of quality. Working together, the two partners will provide a complementary editorial program allowing scholars to find relevant electronic content in one place.

“We started Gorgias Press in 2001 as a press for scholars by scholars and envisioned combining cutting-edge technology with research in the humanities. Our success in raising awareness of understudied fields and our search for an appropriate eBook platform to disseminate our content has now led us to partner with De Gruyter, with whom we share scholarly curiosity and the desire to expand our reach globally,” said Dr. George Kiraz, co-founder and President of Gorgias Press.

“We are delighted to partner with Gorgias Press because we share common views about quality and forming close working relationships with authors. With this partnership we will boost our distinguished programs in Middle Eastern, Ancient Near East, Biblical and Islamic Studies so that researchers and librarians will have one ‘go-to’ source for scholarship in these fascinating fields,” said Dr. Anke Beck, Managing Director of De Gruyter.