Aramaic inscriptions of Sefîre. by Fitzmyer, Joseph A.

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  • Iraq,
  • Iraq.


  • Inscriptions, Aramaic.,
  • Stele (Archaeology) -- Iraq.,
  • Iraq -- History -- To 634 -- Sources.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [5]-8.

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Statement[By] Joseph A. Fitzmyer.
SeriesBiblica et orientalia; Sacra Scriptura antiquitatibus orientalibus illustrata,, 19
LC ClassificationsPJ5208.S43 F5
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 207 p.
Number of Pages207
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Open LibraryOL5673610M
LC Control Number68135389

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An Introduction to Aramaic is a straightforward introduction to biblical Aramaic for beginning students who are already familiar with Hebrew. All Aramaic passages in the Old Testament are included, Aramaic inscriptions of Sefîre. book with an introduction to other Aramaic texts, such as ancient inscriptions, Dead Sea Scrolls, rabbinic literature, and quotations in the New Testament/5(15).

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The Sfire or Sefire steles are three 8th-century BCE basalt stelae containing Aramaic inscriptions discovered at Al-Safirah ("Sfire") near Aleppo, Syria. The Sefire treaty inscriptions are the three inscriptions on the steles.

They are known as KAI Identification of the treaty kings. Two treaties conducted between minor kings from the. A Glossary of the Aramaic Inscriptions [Cook SA] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. 9For a list of Palestinian Aramaic texts from the mid-ninth century on and of the Qumran Aramaic texts, see my article, "The Contribution of Qumran Aramaic to the Study of the New Testament," NTS 20 ()esp.

; reprinted in Wandering Aramean, A thorough commentary of the Aramaic inscriptions of Sefire. This revised edition of Fitzmyer’s classic work also includes transcriptions of all three Steles, a helpful introduction, extensive bibliography, analysis of the grammar of the inscriptions, a list of the names associated with the inscriptions, several indices, and two essays entitled “The Affinity of the Sefire Inscriptions to.

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book. The inscriptions are Aramaic and written in cursive Hebrew script, which was customary at the end of the Second Temple period.

The inscriptions include plants, palm trees, a boat and a menorah. ARAMAIC. General. Iranian loanwords in Early Aramaic. iii. Iranian loanwords in Middle Aramaic.

General. Aramaic is the comprehensive name for numerous dialects of a Northwest Semitic language closely related to Hebrew and Arabic, first attested in inscriptions dating from the ninth to eighth centuries B. C., and still spoken today. Aramaic, then, is in a splintered and tenuous state.

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The term 'epigraphic' is used because most of the texts that have survived independently are inscriptions. FITZMYER: The Aramaic Inscriptions of Sefire I and II similar to our study of Sf III.8 In the case of Sf I the inscription has been well worked over by many scholars on the basis of Ronzevalle's publica-tion; an estensive bibliography of such studies has been provided by Dupont-Sommer.9 As in our former article, we shall incorporate the.

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