ISBN 9789004126992,Beyond Babel: A Handbook for Biblical Hebrew and Related Languages

Beyond Babel: A Handbook for Biblical Hebrew and Related Languages

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ISBN 9789004126992

Brill Academic Publishers

Publication Year 2002

ISBN 9789004126992

ISBN-10 9004126996


Number of Pages 242 Pages
Language (English)

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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 to make the volume an ideal resource for persons beginning an in-depth study of the Hebrew Bible.