[b-hebrew] the dead returns

fred burlingame tensorpath at gmail.com
Wed Dec 29 14:12:17 EST 2010

the language recorded in 870 a.d., מצרים implies the language spoken in 70
a.d., ישראל?

that sounds like a reasonable inference ... not


hebrews speaking english in jerusalem, arkansas, 2010, does not imply
hebrews speaking english in ארץ ישראל in 2010.


fred burlingame

On Wed, Dec 29, 2010 at 12:07 PM, Jack Kilmon <jkilmon at historian.net> wrote:

> All of which confirm the article and, of course, there are more recent
> articles that basically give the same history.  Here are some recent
> citations:
> The Targumym of the Cairo Genizah were indeed very important because they
> reflected a purer dialect and as edited by M. L. Klein and reported by the
> International Standard Bible Encyclopedia:
> the Cairo Genizah Targum fragments were "among the most important finds
> within the Genizah of the Ezra Synagogue in old Cairo" and P. Kahle
> believed
> that the textual fragments of the targums were REPRESENTATIVE OF THE
> SPOKEN IN ISRAEL.  Of course, I am serious Yigal.
> Jack Kilmon
> --------------------------------------------------
> From: "Yigal Levin" <leviny1 at mail.biu.ac.il>
> Sent: Wednesday, December 29, 2010 1:01 AM
> To: <b-hebrew at lists.ibiblio.org>
> Subject: Re: [b-hebrew] the dead returns
> Jack, you're citing an article about Hebrew which was written in about
>> 1900.
>> Before the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls, before most of the work on
>> the
>> Cairo Geniza had been published, before the discovery of Ugaritic etc.
>> Let's
>> please be serious!
>> Yigal Levin

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