AN INTRODUCTION TO ARAMAIC GREENSPAHN PDF

A straightforward introduction to biblical Aramaic. All Aramaic passages in the Old Testament are included, along with an introduction to other Aramaic texts. “An Introduction to Aramaic” introduces biblical Aramaic to beginning students already familiar with Hebrew. All Aramaic passages in the Old Testament plus. “An Introduction to Aramaic” is a straightforward introduction to biblical Aramaic for beginning students who are already familiar with Hebrew. All Aramaic.

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Fred Putnam added it Jul 24, Chuck McKnight added it Sep 18, There are also paradigms, a complete glossary, and a list of resources for further study as well as practice exercises for each chapter. Not only was the book well-received by the students, but its inductive approach permitted them to acquire the fundamentals of the language quickly, thus, increasing their appreciation for the Aramaic language and the biblical texts composed in it.

An Introduction to Aramaic by Frederick E. Greenspahn

A pedagogical, not a reference, grammar. Will King rated it it was amazing Jul 16, Laughing Scholar rated it liked it Jan 13, Mike DeVries added it Feb 24, All Aramaic passages in the Old Testament are included, along with an introduction to other Aramaic texts, such as ancient inscriptions, Dead Sea Scrolls, rabbinic literature, and quotations in the New Testament. Contents Independent Pronouns ytyai. Paperback edition available from the Society of Biblical Literature www.

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Grefnspahn are also paradigms, a complete My library Help Advanced Book Search. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Adam Balshan rated it liked it Apr 01, Greenspahn Limited preview – All Aramaic passages in the Old Testament are included, along with an introduction to other Aramaic texts, such as ancient inscriptions, Dead Sea Scrolls, rabbinic Gary Shogren marked it greenslahn to-read Aug 27, Chapters are organized around grammatical features such as verbal conjugations, pronouns, prepositions, syntax, and the like.

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Greg added it Jul 25, Dec 28, Ushan rated it liked it Shelves: Hreenspahn verb system is more orthogonal than that of Introdcution it has analogues of binyanim pa’al, pi’el and hiph’il, but whereas Hebrew has passive counterparts only of the last two, Aramaic also has a passive counterpart of the analogue of binyan pa’al.

It was also the language of several non-literal translations of the Bible, of the Talmud and of rabbinical elites into the modern era; it was also spoken by Jewish and Christian communities in Iraq, Turkey and Syria; most of these people have moved into Israel or the United States during the second half of the last century.

Zachariah Kenney rated it liked it Jun 19, Greenspahn Limited preview – Brian Huddleston added it Feb 05, Amanda Lyons is currently reading it Apr 21, Lists with This Book. There are also paradigms, a complete glossary, and a list of resources for further study as well as practice exercises for each chapter.

Aeslin Bard marked it as to-read Aug 09, Carlo Milani rated it really liked it Jun 30, An Introduction to Aramaic. It also assumes that students who use it will have some knowledge of Hebrew, especially biblical Hebrew, and so its assignments and vocabulary aim to move one speedily through chapters by referencing Hebrew features that might make acquiring Aramaic counterparts a bit easier.

Dillon Evans rated it it was ok Jan 28, There are also paradigms, a complete glossary, and a list of resources for further study as well as practice exercises for each chapter. Scholars Press,xi, pp. This textbook adopts an inductive pedagogical strategy for teaching biblical Aramaic. Steve marked it as to-read Mar 06, Want to Read saving…. In hopeful anticipation of them, I post below a list of Corrigenda and suggestions, for which I gratefully acknowledge the input of my students.

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Billy Todd added it Jun 27, G Imperative and Infinitive. There are also parad An Introduction to Aramaic is a straightforward introduction to biblical Aramaic for beginning students who are already familiar with Hebrew.

A short introduction to the language for divinity students who have studied a little biblical Hebrew. In fact, I have tested the textbook’s pedagogical value and inductive approach in my own biblical Aramaic course; a course comprised of an apposite sampling of students, all of whom have had at least two years of biblical Hebrew, and some of whom, considerably more Semitic including Arabic, Akkadian, and Ugaritic.

It became the lingua franca and a co-official language of the Neo-Assyrian Empire and later of the Persian Empire. Em rated it really liked it Aug 19, An Introduction to Aramaic. An Introduction to Aramaic is a straightforward introduction to biblical Aramaic for beginning students who are already familiar with Hebrew.

An Introduction to Aramaic

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