An Introduction to Aramaic

An Introduction to Aramaic

by Frederick E. Greenspahn
     
 

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This update of the 1999 edition introduces the language allegedly spoken by Adam and Jesus. The primary focus for students familiar with biblical Hebrew is on Aramaic passages in the Old Testament. Includes a glossary and exercises with an answer key. Greenspahn's credentials are not stated. The Society of Biblical Literature publishes the book and distributes the… See more details below

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This update of the 1999 edition introduces the language allegedly spoken by Adam and Jesus. The primary focus for students familiar with biblical Hebrew is on Aramaic passages in the Old Testament. Includes a glossary and exercises with an answer key. Greenspahn's credentials are not stated. The Society of Biblical Literature publishes the book and distributes the paperbound edition; Brill distributes the clothbound edition. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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For beginning students who are already familiar with Hebrew. Greenspahn includes all Aramaic passages in the Old Testament, and introduces other Aramaic texts such as ancient inscriptions, the Dead Sea Scrolls, rabbinic literature, and quotations in the New Testament. There are also paradigms, a complete glossary, a list of resources for further study, and practice exercises for each chapter. There is no index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780788504631
Publisher:
Scholars Press
Publication date:
12/28/1999
Series:
Resources for Biblical Study Ser.
Pages:
230
Product dimensions:
8.54(w) x 10.94(h) x 0.66(d)

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