“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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An Introduction to Aramaic. 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. An Introduction to Aramaic is a straightforward introduction to biblical Aramaic for beginning students who are already familiar with Hebrew.
No trivia or quizzes yet. G Imperative and Infinitive. Amanda Lyons is currently reading it Apr 21, As a Professor of Semitic languages, I can only laud the author for creating such a user-friendly textbook.
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Gary Shogren marked it as to-read Aug 27, A short introduction to the language for divinity students who have studied a little introdudtion Hebrew. There are also paradigms, a complete It became the lingua franca and a co-official language of the Neo-Assyrian Empire and later of the Persian Empire.
A pedagogical, not a reference, grammar.
This revised introeuction updates the contents and provides an answer key. There are also paradigms, a complete glossary, and a list greenspah resources for further study as well as practice exercises for each chapter.
Greenspahn Snippet view – Adam DJ Brett added it Jun 10, Em rated it really liked it Aug 19, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Excellent selection of Aramaic texts at the end.
An Introduction to Aramaic by Frederick E. Greenspahn
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Greenspahn Limited preview – 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. There are also parad An Introduction to Aramaic is a straightforward introduction to biblical Aramaic for beginning students who are already familiar with Hebrew.
It also assumes that arakaic 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.
An Introduction to Aramaic
Jared Saltz rated it liked it Feb 07, Chapters are organized around grammatical features such as verbal conjugations, pronouns, prepositions, syntax, and the like. The end of every chapter presents students with a simplified passage from the biblical Aramaic text, altered usually only slightly to keep the onus of acquiring new vocabulary to a minimum.
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Mike DeVries added it Feb 24, Jason Diederich marked it as to-read Dec 23, Refresh and try again. G Imperative and Infinitive. Return to Book Page. A pedagogical, not a reference, grammar.
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