Introduction to Aramaic / Edition 2

Introduction to Aramaic / Edition 2

by Frederick E. Greenspahn
     
 

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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781589830592
Publisher:
Society of Biblical Literature
Publication date:
08/28/2003
Series:
Resources for Biblical Study Ser.
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
8.52(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Abbreviations
Ch. 1Introduction1
Ch. 2A Brief History of Aramaic5
Ch. 3The Aramaic Language: Matthew 27:46, Mark 15:34, Jeremiah 10:11, Ezra 4:8-118
Ch. 4Consonants: Ezra 4:12-1613
Ch. 5Vowels: Ezra 4:17-2419
Ch. 6Nouns, Definite Article: Ezra 5:1-5, Mark 14:36 (Romans 8:15, Galatians 4:6)25
Ch. 7Verb System: Ezra 5:6-1032
Ch. 8G Perfect: Ezra 5:11-1536
Ch. 9G Participle: Ezra 5:16-6:542
Ch. 10Vocabulary: Genesis 31:47, Ezra 6:6-1247
Ch. 11Independent Pronouns, [actual symbol not reproducible]: Ezra 6:13-1854
Ch. 12Prepositions: Ezra 7:2-2661
Ch. 13Pronominal Suffixes: 1 Corinthians 16:22, Daniel 2:4-1366
Ch. 14Demonstrative, Relative, and Interrogative Pronouns: Daniel 2:14-2473
Ch. 15G Imperfect: Daniel 2:25-3678
Ch. 16Adjectives and Genitive Constructions ([actual symbol not reproducible]): Daniel 2:37-4984
Ch. 17Numbers: Daniel 3:1-1289
Ch. 18G Imperative and Infinitive: Daniel 3:13-2395
Ch. 19D Conjugation: Daniel 3:24-33100
Ch. 20H Conjugation: Daniel 4:1-9106
Ch. 21Weak Verbs (Initial [actual symbol not reproducible], and [actual symbol not reproducible], Gutturals, Hollow Verbs, Final [actual symbol not reproducible] and [actual symbol not reproducible], Geminates): Daniel 4:10-19112
Ch. 22Unusual Verbs ([actual symbol not reproducible]): Daniel 4:20-34120
Ch. 23Syntax: Daniel 5:1-12123
Ch. 24Passive Conjugations: Daniel 5:13-29129
Ch. 25Reflexive Conjugations: Daniel 5:30-6:10135
Ch. 26Other Conjugations (af'el, shaf'el, itpe'el): Daniel 6:11-29142
Ch. 27Daniel 7:1-28149
Ch. 28Inscriptions: Bar Rakib, Uzziah, Ein Gedi Synagogue167
Ch. 29Letters: Elephantine and Bar Kochba176
Ch. 30Dead Sea Scrolls: The Genesis Apocryphon186
Ch. 31Midrash: Genesis Rabbah191
Ch. 32Targum: Pseudo-Jonathan197
Afterword207
Paradigms211
Glossary220
Answer Key231

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