Peter_Kirk at sil.org
Tue Jun 11 17:31:40 EDT 2002
By "isaiah" do you mean chs 1-39 or the whole book? If the whole book
patterns earlier than D, that would upset a few well-entrenched theories
- but they would tend to be confirmed if you found evidence that 40-55
or 40-66 is linguistically different from 1-39.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Vincent DeCaen [mailto:decaen at chass.utoronto.ca]
> Sent: 11 June 2002 22:03
> To: Biblical Hebrew
> Subject: argumentation, liz
> hello, liz,
> congratulations on your forthcoming JAOS article: i will be keen to
> it. do you have the details of volume, etc.?
> re date of D: you're right about dates. i think the point is
> dates. but ca. 600 might be a reasonable terminus ad quem. still,
> would be consistent with the seventh century generally, right?
> i can distinguish between amos and isaiah on the one hand, and ezekiel
> jeremiah on the other; and i find D patterns with the latter, whereas
> some of the Dt history patterns with the former....
> just a thought....
> V --
> Dr Vincent DeCaen
> Research Associate
> Near & Middle Eastern Civilizations
> University of Toronto
> Hebrew Syntax Encoding Initiative (HSEI)
> Have you heard the one about the accountant?
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