[b-hebrew] Re: PS /g/

Karl Randolph kwrandolph at email.com
Tue Nov 16 23:28:27 EST 2004

I always thought that the Greek and Hebrew spellings were arrived at independently of each other.

Karl W. Randolph.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Peter Kirk" <peterkirk at qaya.org>

> The name is of course Persian. The Greek forms probably derive from the 
> Persian, possibly through an Aramaic form as Aramaic was the court 
> language of the time. It is very unlikely that the Greek spelling 
> derives from the Hebrew.
> -- 
> Peter Kirk
> peter at qaya.org (personal)
> peterkirk at qaya.org (work)
> http://www.qaya.org/

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