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Bibil Identifier bibil:213593
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) The Babylonian Aramaic in Tractate Karetot According to MS Oxford
Author Breuer, Yochanan
Journal Aramaic Studies (Volume: 5, Issue: 1)
Year (Publication) 2007
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2007
Year (Copyright) 2007
Year (Reference) 2007
Language English
Pages 1-45 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract This article describes the Aramaic of Tractate Karetot of the Babylonian Talmud according to MS Oxford Bodl. heb. b. 1. Tractate Karetot is one of the tractates which exhibit a special kind of Babylonian Aramaic. The first part of the article contains a description of this kind of Aramaic, with an attempt to define its unique features and their origin. MS Oxford Bodl. heb. b. 1 is the oldest dated manuscript of the Babylonian Talmud (BT) to have reached us. The second part of the article describes the features found in this manuscript which are different from the type of Aramaic known from the printed editions of the Babylonian Talmud. This is the first comprehensive description of a manuscript of the Babylonian Talmud outside the Yemenite manuscripts.
DOI 10.1163/147783507X231912
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Near East : Ancient Near East (in general) : Languages / Epigraphy : Semitic Languages : North-West Semitic : Aramaic : Late Aramaic : Eastern Aramaic : Babylonian Aramaic
Thesaurus BiBIL : Milieu : Ancient Judaism : Literature : Talmud (Babli and Yerushalmi) : Qodashim : Keritot
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