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  • Principles of Akkadian Textual Criticismby Martin Worthington

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 168.00

    Errors of many kinds abound in Akkadian writings, but this fact?s far-reaching implications have never been unraveled and systematized. To attempt this is the aim of this book. Drawing on scholarship from other fields, it outlines a framework for the critical evaluation of extant text and the formulation of conjectural emendations. Along... more...

  • The Routledge Introductory Course in Biblical Hebrewby Lily Kahn

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 67.95

    The Routledge Introductory Course in Biblical Hebrew provides a comprehensive introduction to Biblical Hebrew language and texts. Combining a fresh and innovative approach with an in-depth treatment of the language, it presents the essentials of biblical grammar and vocabulary in an engaging and systematic way. Unlike other Biblical Hebrew courses,... more...

  • The Semantics of Aspect and Modalityby Galia Hatav

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1997; US$ 158.00

    “The semantics of aspect and modality” will be of interest both to linguists working on temporality, as a general phenomenon in language, and Hebraists investigating the semantics of the verbal forms in biblical Hebrew. Tense, aspect and modality are among the most challenging discussed areas of language. Similarly, the semantics of the... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 517.00

    The handbook The Semitic Languages offers a comprehensive reference tool for Semitic Linguistics in its broad sense. It is not restricted to comparative Grammar, although it covers also comparative aspects, including classification. By comprising a chapter on typology and sections with sociolinguistic focus and language contact, the... more...

  • Sumerian grammarby D.O. Edzard

    BRILL 2003; US$ 138.00

    Drawing on introductory courses in Sumerian he taught for many years, Edzard (emeritus, Assyriology, Munich U.) commences his descriptive grammar of the general characteristics and specific features of the language of the inventors of cuneiform writing with his views on the "hopeless" debate over the language's linguistic affiliation. After describ more...

  • Text-Beziehungenby Stefan Seiler; Ruth Scoralick

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2013; US$ 38.79

    Die aus der Literaturwissenschaft stammende intertextuelle Auslegung spielt neuerdings in der exegetischen Forschung eine immer wichtigere Rolle. Dabei werden die vielfältigen Bezüge und Verknüpfungen biblischer Texte untersucht, außerdem wird gefragt, inwieweit sich durch deren "Dialog" neue Sinnhorizonte erschließen. Nach einem forschungsgeschichtlichen... more...

  • Tradition und Innovation in der offiziellen Sprache des Mittleren Reichesby Roberto A. Díaz Hernández

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 28.20

    Die offizielle Sprache des Mittleren Reichs (11.?12. Dynastie) war die klassische Sprache der ägyptischen Antike und wurde bis in die römische Zeit hinein für öffentliche und vor allem religiöse Texte verwendet. Roberto A. Díaz Hernández vergleicht in seiner Studie historisch-biographische mit literarischen Texten aus der 1. Zwischenzeit bis zur 12.... more...

  • Translator Self-Training--Hebrewby Morry Sofer

    Taylor Trade Publishing 2011; US$ 9.99

    The translator-in-training is guided through various areas of technical translation, from business and finance to law, medicine and the media. This series offers the next and final step toward becoming a successful professional translator. more...

  • Verbal Morphology in the Karaite Treatise on Hebrew Grammar Kit?b al-?Uq?d f? Ta??r?f al-Lu?a al-?Ibr?niyyaby Nadia Vidro

    BRILL 2011; US$ 129.00

    This book studies verbal morphological theories expressed in medieval Karaite grammars of Biblical Hebrew, in particular Kit?b al-?Uq?d f? Ta??r?f al-Lu?a al-?Ibr?niyya. Furthermore, it examines Karaite approaches to the verbal classification and didactic tools used in Karaite pedagogical grammars. more...

  • Vier Epitaphe - die Basler Hebraistenfamilie Buxtorfby Rudolf Smend

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 49.00

    This study explores a famous chapter of university, scholarly and family history, placing it in context for the first time. The Buxtorf family, which originated from Westphalia, held the Chair of Hebrew Language at the University of Basel from 1588 to 1732 ? a total of 144 years ? spanning a period of four generations. The Buxtorfs conveyed... more...