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Beyond Babel: A Handbook for Biblical Hebrew and Related Languages (John Kaltner Steven L. McKenzie (eds)) Paperback Book, (SBL Press, 2002) 9781589830356
Beyond Babel: A Handbook for Biblical Hebrew and Related Languages (John Kaltner Steven L. McKenzie (eds)) Paperback Book, (SBL Press, 2002) 9781589830356
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Title: Beyond Babel: A Handbook for Biblical Hebrew and Related Languages

Author: Kaltner, John Steven L. McKenzie (eds)

Publisher: SBL Press; Publication Date: 2002

Paperback; ISBN: 9781589830356

Volumes: 1; Pages: 241

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This book provides an introduction to the languages that are important for the study of the Hebrew Bible and ancient Israel. It contains articles on Akkadian, Arabic, Aramaic, Egyptian, biblical and epigraphic Hebrew, post-biblical Hebrew, Hittite, Phoenician, the Northwest Semitic dialects (Ammonite, Edomite and Moabite) and Ugaritic. The contributors are Peggy L. Day, Frederick E. Greenspahn, Jo Ann Hackett, Harry A. Hoffner, Jr., John Kaltner, Charles R. Krahmalkov, Baruch A. Levine, David Marcus, Simon B. Parker and Donald B. Redford. A general introduction by John Huehnergard discusses the importance of the study of Near Eastern languages for biblical scholarship, helping us to make the volume an ideal resource for persons beginning an in-depth study of the Hebrew Bible.Table of ContentsIntroduction--John HuehnergardAkkadian--D. MarcusAmmonite, Edomite, and Moabite--S, B. ParkerArabic--J. KaltnerAramaic--F. E. GreenspahnEgyptian--D. B. RedfordHebrew (Biblical and Epigraphic)--J. A. HackettHebrew (Postbiblical)--B. A. LevingHittite--H. A. Hoffner, Jr.Ugaritic--P. L. Day
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