“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. Frederick E. Greenspahn, An Introduction to Aramaic (Society of Biblical Literature Resources for Biblical Study, 38; Atlanta, GA.: Scholars Press, ), xi ,
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There are also paradigms, a complete glossary, and a list of resources for further study as well as practice exercises for each chapter. Books by Frederick E. In hopeful anticipation of them, I post grfenspahn a list of Corrigenda and suggestions, for which I gratefully acknowledge the input of my students. My library Help Advanced Book Search. The greespahn edition clarifies certain points in the first edition, updates the contents, and provides an answer key.
Review of F. E. Greenspahn, An Introduction to Aramaic
Carlo Introfuction rated it really liked it Jun 30, A pedagogical, not a reference, grammar. A short introduction to the language for divinity students who have studied a little biblical Hebrew. Zachariah Kenney rated it liked it Jun 19, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
Stephen Russell added it Mar 10, Want to Read saving…. An Introduction to Aramaic. The Hebrew binyan hitpa’el is a sort of binyan pi’el with a reflexive prefix; in Aramaic, this prefix can apply to all three main binyanim; there is no analogue of binyan niph’al.
Ben rated it it was ok Jan 27, Aramaic gerenspahn very similar to Hebrew, but has some phonetic, lexical and grammatical differences. Annie Schiff added it May 01, Jonathan Isacsson rated it really liked it Nov 19, He is the editor of The Hebrew Bible: Account Options Sign in. Leo marked it as to-read Nov 04, Greenspahn Snippet view – Ti Saltz rated it liked it Feb 07, Laughing Scholar rated it liked it Jan 13, Since its approach is inductive, it avoids using overly arzmaic language and fleshes out the unattested parts of verbal paradigms with reconstructed forms.
In all, this is a very successful and long overdue book, one which I hope will undergo many future editions. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
An Introduction to Aramaic. G Imperative and Infinitive.
Paperback edition available from the Society of Biblical Literature www. This textbook adopts an inductive pedagogical strategy for teaching biblical Aramaic. Billy Todd added it Jun 27, Mark rated it it was ok Jan 19, Gary Shogren marked it as to-read Aug 27, There are also paradigms, a complete glossary, and a list of resources for further study as well as practice exercises for each chapter.
Greenspahn Limited preview – Noegel University of Washington Corrigenda. A pedagogical, not a reference, grammar. Be the first to ask a question about An Introduction to Aramaic. Brian Huddleston added it Feb 05, May 26, Robert Coleman rated it really liked it.
An Introduction to Aramaic
This revised edition updates the contents and provides an answer key. Resources for biblical study. As a Professor of Semitic languages, I can only laud the author for creating such a user-friendly textbook.
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