[b-hebrew] T-SADE

James Christian jc.bhebrew at googlemail.com
Sat Jul 24 09:09:26 EDT 2010


I've got to be honest. I'm not entirely sure what your question is. Are you
asking a dating question about the Codex Vaticanus? i.e. are you asking if
we uphold the 4th century dating on the basis of this tsade line of

James Christian

On 23 July 2010 12:46, Arnaud Fournet <fournet.arnaud at wanadoo.fr> wrote:

> ----- Original Message ----- From: James Christian
> To: Arnaud Fournet
> [Clipped]
> May I suggest to whoever offended Yitzhak to just give an apology (no
> matter how ingenuine) so that we can get on and discuss something useful.
> This definition of mythology discussion isn't going anywhere useful that I
> can see.
> James Christian
> ***
> Maybe this has already been discussed before, but I have some questions
> about the affricate or non affricate pronunciation of (T)SADE.
> Cantineau 1954 discusses a Greek manuscrit called Vaticanus of the
> Lamentations supposedly dating back to the IVth century AD, which mentions
> in Greek letters Tau-Sigma-Alpha-D-Eta as name of that letter. He infers
> from that document that the affricate pronunciation must be old and possibly
> the original one.
> So I have a handful of questions about the presumed authenticity of that
> manuscrit, its dating and its relevance for TSADE or SADE, possible
> alterations or any reason to conclude in this or that direction, or not to
> conclude at all, or to prefer some other better reference for that issue.
> What should exactly be thought about that issue?
> Many Thanks.
> Arnaud Fournet

More information about the b-hebrew mailing list