[b-hebrew] the dead returns

Jack Kilmon jkilmon at historian.net
Wed Dec 29 00:33:46 EST 2010

From: "Nir cohen - Prof. Mat." <nir at ccet.ufrn.br>
Sent: Tuesday, December 28, 2010 6:21 PM
To: "fred burlingame" <tensorpath at gmail.com>
Cc: <b-hebrew at lists.ibiblio.org>
Subject: Re: [b-hebrew] the dead returns

> fred,
> my allusion to aramaic, as well as to the recitation profession, was made 
> in the context of the masoretic texts, i.e. relevant to at least a couple 
> of centuries later.
> maybe i was missint the point of the thread, in which case you may just 
> ignore my non-expert input.
> as to your big question:
>> What language was the average hebrew speaking on the streets of nazareth 
>> in 64 a.d.?
> i cannot help you, but clearly some conclusion must have been reached
> by the historians of this period.
> nir cohen

Nir, the historians speak in the Encyclopedia Judaica:



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