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Bibil Identifier bibil:202673
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Genre without a Name: Was There a Hebrew Term for "Apocalypse"?
Author Kulik, Alexander
Journal Journal for the Study of Judaism (Volume: 40, Issue: 4-5)
Year (Publication) 2009
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2009
Year (Copyright) 2009
Year (Reference) 2009
Language English
Pages 540-550 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract Although the term for “apocalypse” is not attested as a title or genre definition in the extant corpus of Hebrew or Jewish Aramaic documents, some early Hebrew, Syriac, and Arabic texts may contain rudimentary evidence in favor of the existence of a Hebrew or Jewish Aramaic equivalent for the term. Moreover, its reconstruction can contribute to better understanding of certain wide spread apocalyptic imagery, which must be closely connected to the semantics of this term.
DOI DOI:10.1163/004722109X12492787778805
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Literature : Genres and Forms : Apocalypse
Thesaurus BiBIL : Milieu : Ancient Judaism : Religious Parties and Movements : Apocalyptic
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