Popol Vuh CD-ROM: Sacred Book of the Ancient Maya Electronic Database, edited and translated by Allen J. Christenson and published by the Maxwell Institute's Center for the Preservation of Ancient Religious Texts, features versions of the Popol Vuh in English, Spanish, and Maya K'iche'. The fully searchable database includes hundreds of high-quality images of the manuscript, maps, plants and animals, and Maya art and architecture. An introduction and copious footnotes illuminate the historical and cultural context. Also included is an audio file of the text in Maya K'iche'.
St. Ephrem the Syrian: Select Poems, edited, introduced, annotated, and rendered into English by Sebastian Brock (University of Oxford) and George Kiraz (Syriac Institute), is the newest volume from the Maxwell Institute's Middle Eastern Texts Initiative. It features original texts and, on facing pages, lucid translations of 20 substantial poems from the fourth century. Written by the most important theologian of the Syriac Christian tradition, they reflect upon the history of salvation, commencing with paradise and continuing through the earthly life of Christ and the rise of the Christian church.