Beyond Babel: A Handbook for Biblical Hebrew and Related by John L. Kaltner, Steven L. McKenzie

By John L. Kaltner, Steven L. McKenzie

This e-book presents an creation to the languages which are very important for the learn of the Hebrew Bible and old Israel. It comprises articles on Akkadian, Arabic, Aramaic, Egyptian, biblical and epigraphic Hebrew, post-biblical Hebrew, Hittite, Phoenician, the Northwest Semitic dialects (Ammonite, Edomite and Moabite) and Ugaritic. The participants are Peggy L. Day, Frederick E. Greenspahn, Jo Ann Hackett, Harry A. Hoffner, Jr., John Kaltner, Charles R. Krahmalkov, Baruch A. Levine, David Marcus, Simon B. Parker and Donald B. Redford. A normal advent by way of John Huehnergard discusses the significance of the learn of close to japanese languages for biblical scholarship, assisting us to make the amount a terrific source for people starting an in-depth research of the Hebrew Bible.

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C. Snell, A Workbook of Cuneiform Signs; and D. B. Miller and R. M. Shipp, An Akkadian Handbook: Paradigms, Helps, Glossary, Logograms, and Sign List. The two standard dictionaries are the Akkadisches Handwörterbuch (Ahw) and the Assyrian Dictionary of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago (CAD). A useful onevolume English dictionary is now available in J. , A Concise Dictionary of Akkadian. The universally recognized reference grammar is W. von Soden, Grundriß der akkadischen Grammatik, with its essential features included in the smaller A.

Borger, Rykle. Babylonisch-assyrische Lesestücke. Rome: Pontifical Biblical Institute, 1963. Budge, E. A. Wallis. The Rise and Progress of Assyriology. London: Martin Hopkinson, 1925. Caplice, Richard I. ” ABD 4:170–73. ———. Introduction to Akkadian. 3d rev. ed. Studia Pohl: Series Maior 9. Rome: Biblical Institute Press, 1988. Cohen, Harold R. Biblical Hapax Legomena in the Light of Akkadian and Ugaritic. SBLDS 37. : Scholars Press, 1978. Cooper, Jerrold S. ” Pages 37–57 in The World’s Writing Systems.

Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1989. ———. A Grammar of Akkadian. HSS 45. Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1997. 40 AKKADIAN Hurowitz, Victor (Avigdor). I Have Built You an Exalted House: Temple Building in the Bible in Light of Mesopotamian and Northwest Semitic Writings. JSOTSup 115. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1992. Joüon, Paul. A Grammar of Biblical Hebrew. Translated and revised by T. Muraoka. 2 vols. SubBi 14/1–2. Rome: Biblical Institute Press, 1991. Kramer, Samuel Noah. The Sumerians: Their History, Culture, and Character.

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