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  • The Modal System of Earlier Egyptian Complement ClausesThe Modal System of Earlier Egyptian Complement Clausesby Sami Uljas

    BRILL 2007; US$ 214.00

    This volume presents a novel analysis of complement clauses in Earlier Egyptian language. The grammar of these constructions is shown to be organised around a system for expressing Irrealis and Realis modality. more...

  • The World's Oldest Literatureby William W. Hallo

    BRILL 2009; US$ 287.00

    To propogate the invention of writing, the Sumerians established scribal schools which preserved and transmitted the accumulated wisdom of the past, usually in poetic form. The literature thus created has been studied by the author for half a century. His conclusions, often also important for biblicists, are here assembled in one volume for the first... more...

  • Literarische Texte aus Urby Marie-Christine Ludwig

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 280.00

    Der Band Literarische Texte aus Ur: Kollationen und Kommentare zu UET 6/1-2 soll das seit langem bestehende Desideratum erfüllen, die Kopien der von C.J. Gadd und S.N. Kramer in UET 6/1-2 (London 1963 und 1966) veröffentlichten literarischen Keilschrifttexte aus Ur zu kollationieren und damit eine genauere und zuverlässigere Deutung dieser... more...

  • Vier Epitaphe - die Basler Hebraistenfamilie Buxtorfby Rudolf Smend

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 56.00

    Es ist ein berühmtes Rarissimum in der Universitätsgeschichte, dass in Basel der Lehrstuhl für die hebräische Sprache 144 Jahre lang (1588?1732) von einer einzigen Familie besetzt wurde: von Johannes Buxtorf aus Kamen in Westfalen, seinem Sohn Johannes II, seinem Enkel Johann Jakob und seinem Urenkel Johannes III. Die beiden Erstgenannten... more...

  • The Buried Foundation of the Gilgamesh Epicby Daniel Fleming; Sara Milstein

    BRILL 2010; US$ 132.00

    Based on contrasting characterization and narrative logic between the central Huwawa episode and the remaining material for the earliest Akkadian Gilgamesh, this book challenges the accepted notion that the famous epic was composed without recourse to a previous Akkadian narrative. more...

  • Asian Diasporasby Robbie B.H. Goh; Shawn Wong

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2004; US$ 23.00

    The essays in this volume view Asian diasporic movements in the context of globalization and global citizenship, in which multiple cultural allegiances, influences and claims together create complex negotiations of identity. more...

  • Hebräischby Martin Krause; Michael Pietsch; Martin Rösel

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 42.00

    Die Grammatik ist als begleitendes Lehrbuch für den Hebräischunterricht konzipiert. Es gewährt den Lehrenden einen möglichst großen Freiraum für die Auswahl und Anwendung unterschiedlicher Lehrmethoden.  Den Studierenden wird durch eine übersichtliche Strukturierung des Unterrichtsstoffes das Lernen, Nachschlagen und Wiederholen erleichtert.... more...

  • Spelling Morphologyby Dorit Ravid

    Springer US 2011; US$ 134.29

    Modern Hebrew, a highly synthetic Semitic language, is rich in morphemes. This volume supplies the first in-depth psycholinguistic analysis of the interaction between morphological knowledge and spelling in Hebrew as anchored in current general models of learning and literacy. more...

  • The Semitic Languagesby Stefan Weninger; Geoffrey Khan; Michael P. Streck; Janet C. E. Watson

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 545.00

    The series Handbooks of Linguistics and Communication Science is designed to illuminate a field which not only includes general linguistics and the study of linguistics as applied to specific languages, but also covers those more recent areas which have developed from the increasing body of research into the manifold forms of communicative... more...

  • Languages from the World of the Bibleby Holger Gzella

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 106.27

    The breakthrough of the alphabetic script early in the first millennium BCE coincides with the appearance of several new languages and civilizations in ancient Syria-Palestine. Together, they form the cultural setting in which ancient Israel, the Hebrew Bible, and, transformed by Hellenism, the New Testament took shape. This book contains... more...