[b-hebrew] Masoretic invention, was: masorete pointing v's LLX transliterations

Peter Kirk peterkirk at qaya.org
Sun Jul 24 19:36:56 EDT 2005


On 24/07/2005 15:22, Rolf Furuli wrote:

>... One of my opponents, from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, had 
>problems in understanding how I could view the Masoretes as extremely 
>faithful copyists and at the same time say that they invented the 
>consecutive forms. We had a very lively discussion about this, were he gave 
>many examples of the faithfulness of the Masoretes.
>
>  
>
I'm not surprised, for this has always seemed a weakness in your method 
as discussed on this list. What answer were you able to give him? Were 
you able to convince him and the other examiners of your position?

-- 
Peter Kirk
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peterkirk at qaya.org (work)
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