nehemiah, minimalism: giuseppe, ian

Peter Kirk Peter_Kirk at
Thu Mar 8 08:05:39 EST 2001

How about some English examples. We usually read Shakespeare (16th-17th
century) in the original, though it is difficult, with the help of notes.
But Chaucer (14th century) is so difficult that non-specialists commonly
read modern language versions.

Peter Kirk

-----Original Message-----
From: Banyai [mailto:Banyai at]
Sent: 08 March 2001 07:39
To: Biblical Hebrew
Subject: Re: nehemiah, minimalism: giuseppe, ian

Giuseppe Regalzi wrote:

> In Italy, we still read Dante in the original language.

Excuse me, I was at pains finding the proper example. My bilingual edition
Dante is in the original language too. However you may perhaps find a better


Best regards,

Michael Bányai

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