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Author National Endowment for the Humanities. Summer Seminar (2004 : Duke University)

Title Aramaic in postbiblical Judaism and early Christianity : papers from the 2004 National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar at Duke University / edited by Eric M. Meyers and Paul V.M. Flesher
Published Winona Lake, Ind. : Eisenbrauns, 2010


Description 1 online resource (xx, 300 pages) : illustrations
Series Duke Judaic studies series ; v. 3
Duke Judaic studies series ; v. 3.
Contents Introduction -- Awakening sleeping texts -- Reconsidering the letter of Mara Bar Serapion / David Rensberger -- "Transgressive" : meaning and implications of WO in Jewish Syriac text and translation / Sigrid Peterson -- The composition of the Qenneshre fragment / Michael Penn -- A note on an Aramaic date formula found at Nabratein and Zoar / Eric M. Meyers -- When "after the destruction of the temple" / Paul V.M. Flesher -- The details of language -- The function of the active participle in the Aramaic of Daniel / Tarsee Li -- Tracing the history of a legal term of art : the word Azarah in biblical, Tannaitic, and Targumic literature / Madeline Kochen -- The adverb YLWA ("perhaps") in the piety and prophecy of the Hebrew Bible and early versions / William Reader -- Translating the Hebrew particle UA YK into Aramaic and English : an exploration through the Targums and the Peshitta / Blane W. Conklin -- Recasting : making an old text new -- The use of the first person in the Genesis apocryphon / Stephen A. Reed -- Syntactic double translation in the Targumim / Michael Carasik -- The fish grows bigger : angelic insertions in Neofiti and pseudo-Jonathan / David L. Everson -- Hapax Legomena and the development of proto-Onqelos : the case of Genesis / Kyong-Jin Lee -- The wisdom of the sages : Rabbinic rewriting of Qhelet / Paul V.M. Flesher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Aramaic language -- Congresses
Syriac language -- Congresses
Aramaic language.
Syriac language.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Flesher, Paul Virgil McCracken
Meyers, Eric M
ISBN 9781575066189