nehemiah, minimalism: giuseppe, ian

Giuseppe Regalzi regalzi at
Thu Mar 8 23:40:16 EST 2001

> I dare to say your experiment will remain as inconcludent as
> many others. It may say a lot about the story of how the
> biblical texts were handed over from a generation to the other,
> and nothing about the date of their sources or the first
> redaction of the texts ...
> If it would go other way round, the "maximalists" would on their
> turn say (and having right) this would be the effect of later
> editing.

Dear Michael,

can you give any examples of hebrew texts edited in order to
update their linguistic appearance? I don't mean old texts used as
sources of new, different books; I only mean texts revamped for
more recent reading.




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