[b-hebrew] FYI: Aramaic study

fred burlingame tensorpath at gmail.com
Thu Dec 23 10:07:43 EST 2010

Hello Oun Kwon:

Why would a people (hebrews) adopt the language (aramaic) of a people
(babylonians) who burned down the hebrew temple and removed its most prized
possession; ark of the covenant?

Even the conservative oxford english dictionary has begun to recognize the
folly of such conclusion.


Even Japan in 2010 refuses to accept the language of the legions that occupy
its shores today; and burned its cities in 1945.


fred burlingame

On Wed, Dec 22, 2010 at 10:13 PM, Oun Kwon <kwonbbl at gmail.com> wrote:

> Oun Kwon
> P.S.
> The study of Aramaic has undergone a revival at Oxford, even as the effects
> of the war in Iraq have threatened its existence as a spoken language. Some
> 56 scholars are now studying language there, outpacing the number of those
> currently studying classical Greek.
> **
> Christ's endangered language gets new lease of life in Oxford *(The
> Guardian)*<
> http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/2010/dec/21/aramaic-language-oxford-university
> >
> same as =
> www.guardian.co.uk/education/2010/dec/21/aramaic-language-oxford-university
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