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Bibil Identifier bibil:239584
Publication Type Book
Title (English, Long) A Dictionary of Christian Palestinian Aramaic
Author Sokoloff, Michael
Series Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta (Volume: 234)
Year (Publication) 2014
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2014
Year (Copyright) 2014
Year (Reference) 2014
Library BCU/Dorigny, Lausanne
Signature USA 21435
Place 22:809.22
Publishing house Peeters
Place Leuven - Paris - Walpole, MA
ISBN 978-90-429-3183-1
Edition number 1
Language Multilingual
Pages xli Pages
466 Pages
height in cm 25
Genre Original
Abstract Christian Palestinian Aramaic is the name of the Aramaic dialect spoken and written by the Melkite community in Palestine during the first millennium CE. Nearly all of the texts that have survived in this dialect are translations of religious texts originally composed in Greek for the use of members of this community whose only language was Aramaic.
The only complete dictionary of this dialect was published over a century ago by Fr. Schulthess in 1903. However, since then, many new texts have been published and many previously known ones have been restudied and republished more accurately by various scholars.
The present work has taken into account all of the existing texts as well as the secondary literature in order to make this new dictionary an essential tool for Aramaic scholarship.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Near East : Ancient Near East (in general) : Languages / Epigraphy : Semitic Languages : North-West Semitic : Aramaic : Late Aramaic : Western Aramaic : Syro-Palestinian Aramaic
Genres Dictionary/Encyclopaedia
Last modification 2017-10-27