[b-hebrew] Bibliography request

Ken Penner pennerkm at mcmaster.ca
Wed Jul 27 08:18:21 EDT 2005

> - linguistic theory, especially if illustrated with examples from  
> biblical Hebrew, but not necessarily so
> - discourse analysis

Classics include:
Linguistics and Biblical Hebrew. Edited by Walter R. Bodine. Winona Lake, Indiana: Eisenbrauns, 1992.
Longacre, Robert. The Grammar of Discourse. 2nd ed. New York: Plenum, 1996.
Hebrew and Discourse Linguistics (ed. R. Bergen; Dallas: SIL, 1994).

> - historical changes in the Hebrew language, especially as it bears  
> on dating biblical texts by linguistic analysis

Classics include:
A. Kropat, Die Syntax des Autors der Chronik verglichen mit der seiner Quellen (Geißen: Alfred Töpelmann, 1909);
R. Polzin, Late Biblical Hebrew (Missoula: Scholars, 1976); 
A. Hurvitz, בין לשון ללשון The Transition Period in Biblical Hebrew (Jerusalem: Bialik, 1972).
I recommend:
Biblical Hebrew: Studies in Chronology and Typology (ed. I. Young; London: T&T Clark, 2003).

> - paleography and the history of Hebrew letter forms

Yardeni, Ada. The Book of Hebrew Script: History, Palaeography, Script Styles, Calligraphy, and Design. Jerusalem: Carta, 1997.

> - Zwingli 

Can't help you there! <grin>

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