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Bibil Identifier bibil:224746
Publication Type Journal article
Title (Portugese, Long) O Calendário de Gezer e suas Implicações na Compreensão do Texto Bíblico
Author de Souza, Elias Brasil
Author de Mattos Leal, Jônatas
Journal Hermenêutica (Volume: 8)
Year (Publication) 2008
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2008
Year (Copyright) 2008
Year (Reference) 2008
Language Portugese
Pages 21-67 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract The inscription in limestone written in paleo-Hebrew,which today is known as Gezer Calendar, makes it one of the oldest examples of Hebrew, dating back to the days of David and Solomon. This finding much contributed for the study of the development of writing Hebrew language.The analysis of the nature, purpose and content of the Calendar of Gezer,as well as its current text with respect to its syntax, spelling and vocabulary contributes significantly to the understanding of the biblical text.The Calendar of Gezer offers greater clarification on the seasonal agricultural cycle of Palestine in the times of the Old Testament and a better understanding of the agricultural background of some passages from the Bible. In addition it provides evidence of the dissemination of writing during the Israeli occupation of the land of Canaan as well as their yahwistic religion. It is consistent with the evidence that emerges from Scripture itself.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Archaeology of Canaan-Israel : Sites : Sites (C - G) : Gezer / Tell Jezer : Gezer Calendar
Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Near East : Ancient Near East (in general) : Languages / Epigraphy : Semitic Languages : North-West Semitic : Canaanites Languages : Hebrew (see OT - Hebrew)
Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : History of Canaan-Israel : Periods
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