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Bibil Identifier bibil:213596
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Targum, Biblia Hebraica Quinta, and Jewish Bible Interpretation
Author Hayward, Robert
Journal Aramaic Studies (Volume: 5, Issue: 1)
Year (Publication) 2007
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2007
Year (Copyright) 2007
Year (Reference) 2007
Language English
Pages 93-110 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract Publication of the first fascicle (Megillot) of a new critical edition of the Hebrew Bible, Biblia Hebraica Quinta, invites comment on the use of Targum by its editors. This short survey outlines the contents of BHQ, noting provision of introductions to the ancient versions of each biblical book; along with commentaries on the critical apparatus. Unlike earlier critical editions, BHQ makes extensive use of Targumim of the Megillot: several examples are set out and discussed. Despite some minor weaknesses in the presentation of Targumic material, BHQ represents a major change of attitude towards Targum, which specialists will welcome.
DOI 10.1163/147783507X231958
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Books of the Old Testament : Writings : Megilloth
Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Text : Textual Criticism
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