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An Introduction to Biblical Aramaic
Schuele, Andreas

Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 2012 pp. xii + 145. $30.00


Description: The study of biblical Aramaic, an ancient Semitic language from which the Hebrew alphabet was derived, is necessary for understanding texts written during certain periods of early Jewish and Christian history and is especially important for the study of the books of Daniel and Ezra. This new textbook is a thorough guide to learning to read and translate biblical Aramaic and includes an introduction to the language, examples of texts for practice translations, and helpful comparison charts.

Subjects: Bible, Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, Historical Books, Ezra, Apocalyptic Literature, Daniel, Literature, Methods, Linguistics, Aramaic

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Review by Ian Young
Published 12/17/2013
Citation: Ian Young, review of Andreas Schuele, An Introduction to Biblical Aramaic, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2013).


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