Language and Interpretation in the Syriac Text of Ben Sira

A Comparative Linguistic and Literary Study

W. Th. van Peursen

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ISBN13: 
9789004163942
E-ISBN: 
9789047423614
Publication Date: 
December 2007
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Hardback
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xvi, 476 pp.
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0169-9008
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16

Eric J. Tully, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School

In The Translation and the Translator of the Peshitta of Hosea, Eric J. Tully offers the first study of the Peshitta conducted via insights and methods from the discipline of Translation Studies.
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Volume: 
21
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004288300
Expected: 
March 2015

By Janet W. Dyk and Percy S.F. van Keulen

In this MPIL volume, Janet Dyk and Percy van Keulen implement computer science, linguistic analysis, and text-historical insights in treating the differences between the Hebrew and Syriac versions of Kings. Applying the distinct disciplines helped in arriving at a more balanced assessment of the...
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Volume: 
19
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004241985
Publication date: 
July 2013

Edited by Bas Ter Haar Romeny

Jacob of Edessa is considered the most learned Christian of the early days of Islam. Exactly 1300 years after his death in 708, fifteen articles written by prominent specialists sketch a fascinating picture of his life and times.
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Volume: 
18
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004173477
Publication date: 
December 2008

Ignacio Carbajosa

This book, that investigates the character of the Peshitta in Psalms 90-150, is designed as a tool for scholars who seek to understand the readings preserved in the Peshitta. Questions as the theology of the translation, the identity of the translators, and the relationships among the manuscripts...
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Volume: 
17
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004170568
Publication date: 
October 2008

Edited by Bas ter Haar Romeny

This volume, containing papers read at the Third Peshitta Symposium, brings together biblical studies and Syriac liturgy and patristic literature. It discusses the patristic and liturgical evidence for the Syriac versions, as well as their reception in the Syriac churches.
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Volume: 
15
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004156586
Publication date: 
April 2007

Edited by W.Th. van Peursen and R.B. ter Haar Romeny

This volume contains eighteen articles in Peshitta studies in honour of Konrad D. Jenner on the occasion of his sixty-fifth birthday. The articles address text-critical and text-historical questions, linguistic and translational issues, and the use of the Peshitta in the Syriac tradition.
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Volume: 
14
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004153004
Publication date: 
June 2006

Gillian Greenberg

A quantitative analysis of translation technique in the Peshitta to Jeremiah, defining the areas of literalness, and of non-literal where the translator and later editors allowed themselves some freedom, notably to vary lexical equivalent and to wake additions in pursuit of precision.
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Volume: 
13
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004119802
Publication date: 
March 2002

Peter J. Williams

This study considers diverse features of syntax and translation technique in the Syriac version of 1 Kings. It seeks to formulate rules and make observations about translation tendencies that may be generalized to some extent across the whole Peshitta.
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Volume: 
12
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004119789
Publication date: 
April 2001

Craig E. Morrison

This study focuses on the character of the Syriac version of 1 Samuel (translation techniques, exegesis, and other characteristics) and its possible dependence on the LXX and Targum Jonathan. The relationship between this version and the Hebrew texts from Qumran is also investigated.
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Volume: 
11
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004119840
Publication date: 
January 2001

Alison Salvesen

Jacob of Edessa's version of the Books of Samuel was an attempt to "marry" the traditional Syriac and Greek biblical texts and their interpretations. It gives a glimpse into attitudes to Scripture among Syrian Christians in the Early Islamic period.
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Volume: 
10
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004115439
Publication date: 
August 1999

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