Biblical Aramaic

Liz Fried lizfried at umich.edu
Tue Oct 31 16:40:53 EST 2000


I grew up on Jerusalmi, a textbook geared to the Aramaic texts of Ezra and
Daniel.
 It was published by HUC-JIR, Cincinnati, 1982. I don't know if it's still
in print, but it was very helpful. It walks you through the text.

Liz Fried


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rolf Furuli [mailto:furuli at online.no]
> Sent: Tuesday, October 31, 2000 4:05 PM
> To: Biblical Hebrew
> Subject: Re: Biblical Aramaic
>
>
> Lee R. Martin  wrote,
>
>
> >Dear Friends,
> >I will be teaching Biblical Aramaic in the spring semester. Do you have
> >suggestions for a textbook?
> >Thank you. I already have _A Short Grammar of Biblical Aramaic_ by Alger
> >F. Johns, 108 pages.
>
>
> Dear Lee,
>
> I think that both Johns and Rosenthal should be used, because they
> complement one another. By the help of Johns it is easier for the student
> to get an overview of the main structures and functions of these
> structures. The advantage of Rosenthal is that he lists all the Aramaic
> words of the Bible with references to particular paragraphs in
> his grammar.
> This is very helpful for the student.
>
>
>
> Regards
>
> Rolf
>
>
> Rolf Furuli
> University of Oslo
>
>
>
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