[b-hebrew] question about Song of the Sea

Dora Smith villandra at austin.rr.com
Mon Mar 29 00:03:57 EST 2004


Thankyou for explaining this.

No way I am going near transliterated text.

Yelp!

Yours,
Dora Smith
Austin, Texas
villandra at austin.rr.com
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dave Washburn" <dwashbur at nyx.net>
To: <b-hebrew at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Sunday, March 28, 2004 3:19 PM
Subject: Re: [b-hebrew] question about Song of the Sea


> Dora,
>
> In transliteration without vowels it's common to use B for beth regardless
of
> whether it has the dot or not.  In an unpointed text it would be RKB.
>
> On Sunday 28 March 2004 13:14, Dora Smith wrote:
> > According to Strong's it makes a difference what vowels go with RKV.
Not
> > B. No dot in the letter.
> >
> > Yours,
> > Dora Smith
> > Austin, Texas
> > villandra at austin.rr.com
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "CS Bartholomew" <jacksonpollock at earthlink.net>
> > To: <b-hebrew at lists.ibiblio.org>
> > Sent: Sunday, March 28, 2004 1:30 PM
> > Subject: Re: [b-hebrew] question about Song of the Sea
> >
> > > On 3/28/04 8:47 AM, "Polycarp66 at aol.com" <Polycarp66 at aol.com> wrote:
> > > > I would therefore suggest that
> > > > we should understand 15.1 in this sense "the horse and its chariot .
.
> >
> > ."
> >
> > >  Everett Fox translates  RKB "charioteer" in Ex 15.1, K&B (HALOT) p.
1232
> > > note that the meaning of RKB in Ex 15.1 is disputed. One question
worth
> > > asking: is "chariot" a semantic prototypical component in late Bronze
Age
> > > use of RKB? A brief glance at the Ugaritic data suggests that this may
be
> > > the case but I don't have the resources to adequately address this
> >
> > question.
> >
> > > On the antiquity of riding horses in the Mediterranean see Homer's use
> > > ofepibainw ippov Iliad 5:46 where "mounting on a horse" is taken to
mean
> > > getting into a chariot but also see Iliad *10:513,529 where it appears
> >
> > that
> >
> > > we have warriors riding on horseback. Assuming that Homer reflects
> >
> > Mycenaean
> >
> > > culture ... and assuming the text ... after all these  assumptions are
> >
> > made
> >
> > > perhaps we have evidence of mounted horsemen in the late Bronze Age.
> > >
> > >
> > > greetings,
> > > Clay Bartholomew
> > >
> > > *M.M. Willcock Iliad of Homer Books 1-12
> > > St. Martin's Press. Page 293 note on line 10:513.
> > >
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