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Bibil Identifier bibil:222273
Publication Type Journal article
Title (Portugese, Long) Língua Etíope (Ge'ez): Desenvolvimento, Características e Importância para as Ciências Bíblicas
Author Junior, Clacir Virmes
Journal Hermenêutica (Volume: 10, Issue: 2)
Year (Publication) 2010
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2010
Year (Copyright) 2010
Year (Reference) 2010
Language Portugese
Pages 147-163 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract This article aims to trace the development of the Ethiopiclanguage, specifi cally the ge‘ez dialect, in which the EthiopianOrthodox Church has preserved his biblical manuscripts of theOld as well as the New Testament, and of other theological works. It describes its origins, its development during the AksumiteEmpire and during the Christianization period of Ethiopia. Itpresents also the main features of the language, comparing it toother biblical languages. At the end, it lists the main contributionsthat the Ethiopic language has to the biblical sciences, speciallythe compared linguistics, textual criticism and the lexicographyof the Old Testament.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Near East : Ancient Near East (in general) : Languages / Epigraphy : Semitic Languages : South-West Semitic : Ethiopic : Ge'ez (Old Ethiopic)
Links Online document (PDF, Portugese)
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