Sirach, Scrolls, and Sages: Proceedings of a Second International Symposium on the Hebrew of the Dead Sea Scrolls, Ben Sira, and the Mishnah, held at Leiden University, 15-17 December 1997

Sirach, Scrolls, and Sages: Proceedings of a Second International Symposium on the Hebrew of the Dead Sea Scrolls, Ben Sira, and the Mishnah, held at Leiden University, 15-17 December 1997

by Muraoka
     
 

ISBN-10: 9004115536

ISBN-13: 9789004115538

Pub. Date: 08/20/1999

Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.

Following a successful symposium held in Leiden in 1995 a second international gathering took place, also in Leiden, two years later. The volume contains revised papers covering a wide range of linguistic and textual subjects and presented by scholars from eight countries: Austria (Reiterer), Denmark (Ehrensvärd), France (Joosten), Israel (Fassberg,

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Overview

Following a successful symposium held in Leiden in 1995 a second international gathering took place, also in Leiden, two years later. The volume contains revised papers covering a wide range of linguistic and textual subjects and presented by scholars from eight countries: Austria (Reiterer), Denmark (Ehrensvärd), France (Joosten), Israel (Fassberg, Hurvitz, Kister, Qimron), Netherlands (Baasten, Beentjes, Muraoka, van Peursen, van Uchelen, Wesselius), Spain (Pérez Fernández), UK (Aitken, Elwolde), USA (M. Smith). A subject index and an index locorum are included.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004115538
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
08/20/1999
Series:
Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah Series, #33
Pages:
364
Product dimensions:
6.58(w) x 9.62(h) x 1.17(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
The Semantics of 'Glory' in Ben Sira - Traces of a Development in Post-Biblical Hebrew?1
Nominal Clauses with Locative and Possessive Predicates in Qumran Hebrew25
The Hebrew Texts of Ben Sira 32[35].16-33[36].253
An Unusual Use of the Definite Article in Biblical and Post-Biblical Hebrew68
Some Lexical Structures in 1QH: Towards a Distinction of the Linguistic and the Literary77
On Syntax and Style in Ben Sira: Word Order117
Further Comments on the Linguistic Profile of Ben Sira: Syntactic Affinities with Late Biblical Hebrew132
Pseudo-Classicisms in Late Biblical Hebrew, in Ben Sira, and in Qumran Hebrew146
Some Notes on Biblical Expressions and Allusions and the Lexicography of Ben Sira160
The Participle in Qumran Hebrew with Special Reference to its Periphrastic Use188
4QMMT: Linguistic Analysis of Redactional Forms Related to Biblical and Rabbinic Language205
Negation in the Hebrew of Ben Sira223
The Derivation of the Noun [actual symbol not reproducible] in the Dead Sea Scrolls244
The Hebrew of Ben Sira Investigated on the Basis of his Use of [actual symbol not reproducible]: A Syntactic, Semantic, and Language-Historical Contribution253
Grammatically Speaking: The Participle as a Main Verb of Clauses (Predicative Participle) in Direct Discourse and Narrative in Pre-Mishnaic Hebrew278
Qumran and Mishnah: A Comparison of Prescriptive Text Types333
The Language of the Hebrew Bible Contrasted with the Language of Ben Sira Manuscripts and of the Dead Sea Scrolls338
Index of Texts347
Index of Hebrew and Aramaic Words and Phrases360
Index of Subjects363

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