All this work with James of Edessa has reminded me that I never got his preface to his Chronicle online. It’s quite interesting, being a discussion of whether Eusebius’ calculation of years is correct. I’ve emailed someone who might do it, offering the usual, and I’ll stick it on the web when it’s done.
I also found myself wondering about Arabic translations of James’ letters. Vol. 1 of Graf does indeed have a short section on this, although there doesn’t seem to be much. But there might well be more in existence than is listed here.
Meanwhile Eusebius grinds forward. I think we probably have a final cover design. It was down to two sets of choices yesterday, and I gave my thoughts.
I’ve also read much of Aaron Shepard’s “POD for Profit”, which really is a necessary purchase if you want to use Lightning Source. In particular he discusses why assigning a margin of more than 20% is a great mistake. I won’t reproduce that here — wouldn’t be fair to him — but you do need to read it if you’re going to use Lightning Source. He also answers a number of questions that you’re going to have. All of which will make the upload process much easier for me.
Apparently it takes about a month from when you upload the book to when it is available to buy. I hope to upload later this week.
UPDATE: I goofed on James’ intro — it’s 28 pages, and would cost about $500. Just at the moment, that’s not a sum I want to spend.