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Charles R. Krahmalkov
This classical descriptive grammar of the Phoenician-Punic language of the period. ca. 1200 BCE to 350 CE, will prove of particular interest to Hebraists and Semitists. The work is copiously illustrated with examples from texts of all periods and dialects. Much of the material is presented here ...
A Dictionary of Samaritan Aramaic is the first complete presentation of the lexicon embodied in the Aramaic extant texts of the Samaratians (4th-11th centuries C.E.). A reliable guide to the Samaritan writings (among which the Pentateuch). Of interest not only to students of Aramaic Jewish and ...
T. Muraoka and B. Porten
This up-to-date grammar of Egyptian Aramaic of the middle of the first millennium BCE is meant to replace P. Leander's grammar of 1928, but also has a substantial section on syntax, which was totally lacking in Leander's grammar. The grammar is based on a much greater amount of texts than is the ...
T. Muraoka and B. Porten
Camilla Di Biase-Dyson, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
In Foreigners and Egyptians in the Late Egyptian Stories Camilla Di Biase-Dyson applies linguistics, literary theory and historical approaches to four of the Late Egyptian Stories to show how language was exploited to establish the narrative roles of literary protagonists.
The so-called Sumerian conjugation prefixes are the most poorly understood and perplexing elements of Sumerian verbal morphology. Approaching the problem from a functional-typological perspective and basing the analysis upon semantics, Professor Woods argues that these elements, in their ...
Herausgegeben von Stefan Grunert und Ingelore Hafemann
The confrontation of the magisterial Wörterbuch der Ägyptischen Sprache (12 volumes, publ. 1926-1963) and the enormous possibilities for lexicography offered by modern techniques forms the subject of this volume. It offers valuable insights into (Egyptian) lexicography in the past, now and in ...
In the context of current research on grammaticalization phenomena, this book offers a synchronic explanation of the verbal system of the Aramaic of Daniel that is coherent with the diachronic development of Aramaic and of human languages in general.
Edited by Alex de Voogt and Joachim Friedrich Quack
This exploration of the versatility of writing systems highlights their complexity when used for more than one language. The approaches of authors from different academic traditions provide a varied and expert account.
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