The Verb in Archaic Biblical Poetry

A Discursive, Typological, and Historical Investigation of the Tense System

Tania Notarius, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

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€125,00
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ISBN13: 
9789004253360
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9789004253353
Publication Date: 
July 2013
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Hardback
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xxiv, 352 pp.
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ISSN: 
0081-8461
Volume: 
68

Elizabeth Robar, University of Cambridge

In this book, Elizabeth Robar demonstrates how biblical Hebrew verbal patterns can reveal paragraph structure and themes.
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Volume: 
78
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004283015
Expected: 
November 2014

Lily Kahn, University College London

This volume constitutes the first reference grammar of the Hasidic Hebrew hagiographic tales composed in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Eastern Europe. It presents a thorough survey of Hasidic Hebrew orthography, morphology, syntax, and lexis illustrated with extensive examples.
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Volume: 
77
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004281431
Expected: 
November 2014

Vitaly Naumkin, Russian Academy of Sciences, Leonid Kogan, Dmitry Cherkashin, Maria Bulakh, Ekaterina Vizirova, Russian State University for the Humanities, Isa al-Daarhi and Ahmed al-Daarhi

The Corpus of Soqotri Oral Literature is a unique source of grammatical, lexical and folkloristic data about the extremely archaic, yet heavily understudied, Modern South Arabian language Soqotri (island Soqotra, Gulf of Aden, Yemen).
Series: 
Volume: 
76
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004278417
Expected: 
October 2014

David L. Elias

In The Tigre Language of Gindaˁ, Eritrea, David L. Elias documents the dialect of the Tigre language spoken in the town of Gindaˁ, Eritrea (East Africa). Basic aspects of grammar, as well as texts in phonetic transcription, are provided.
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Volume: 
75
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004271197
Publication date: 
May 2014

Aaron D. Hornkohl, University of Cambridge

In Ancient Hebrew Periodization and the Language of the Book of Jeremiah, Aaron Hornkohl attempts to date this biblical work, both as a whole and according to the constituent layers of which it is apparently composed, on the basis of diachronic linguistic typology.
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Volume: 
74
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004269644
Publication date: 
April 2014

Hezy Mutzafi, Tel Aviv University

The lexicon of Neo-Mandaic is the least known aspect of this language. Amongst the present lexicological and etymological studies are the contribution of the language's lexis to our knowledge of literary Mandaic as well as aspects of this lexis within the framework of Neo-Aramaic as a whole.
Series: 
Volume: 
73
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004257047
Publication date: 
February 2014

Aaron D. Rubin, Penn State University

This volume contains a detailed grammatical description of Jibbali (or Shaḥri), an unwritten Semitic language spoken in Oman. This is first grammar of its kind. The large corpus of texts from various sources make this a very valuable resource.
Series: 
Volume: 
72
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004262843
Publication date: 
February 2014

Edited by Meikal Mumin, University of Cologne and Kees Versteegh, University of Nijmegen

The Arabic script in Africa is a collection of sixteen papers on the past and present use of Arabic script to write African languages other than Arabic, discussing the (ethno-)historical, (socio-)linguistic, and in particular grammatological aspects of such writing traditions.
Series: 
Volume: 
71
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004256798
Publication date: 
January 2014

Francesco Grande, University Ca' Foscari, Venice

Morphemes combined with the Arabic noun exhibit many puzzling properties, still unaccounted for in the literature. This book proposes a new, unified explanation, analyzing these morphemes as copulae, with the constructions in which they occur as instances of predication
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Volume: 
70
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004256279
Publication date: 
August 2013

Edited by Clive Holes, University of Oxford and Rudolf de Jong, Netherlands-Flemish Institute, Cairo

Ingham of Arabia is a collection of twelve articles on modern Arabic dialectology, covering Oman, Jordan, Sinai, the Negev, southern Turkey, Syria; and other articles concerning general topics in Arabic dialectology.
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Volume: 
69
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004256170
Publication date: 
August 2013

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