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Bibil Identifier bibil:213562
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Response to Paul Flesher, 'The Aramaic Dialect of the James Ossuary Inscription'
Author Folmer, Margaretha
Journal Aramaic Studies (Volume: 2, Issue: 1)
Undefined link The Aramaic Dialect of the James Ossuary Inscription
Year (Publication) 2004
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2004
Year (Copyright) 2004
Year (Reference) 2004
Language English
Pages 56-62 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract On the basis of the distribution of two linguistic features found within this inscription, Paul Flesher has argued that it is more likely that the James Ossuary inscription comes from the Galilee or southern Judea in later centuries (most likely the fourth or fifth century). The response discusses the methodological shortcomings of Flesher?s treatment of the linguistic evidence. It is argued that the language of the inscription fits into Jewish Palestinian Aramaic of the second century CE onwards, possibly earlier.
DOI 10.1163/000000004781446448
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Archaeology of Canaan-Israel : Themes : Ossuary
Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Near East : Ancient Near East (in general) : Languages / Epigraphy : Semitic Languages : North-West Semitic : Aramaic : Middle Aramaic : Jewish Literary Aramaic
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