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LINGUIST List 25.384

Thu Jan 23 2014

Books: Studies in Classical Hebrew: Bar-Asher

Editor for this issue: Justin Petro <justinlinguistlist.org>

Date: 23-Jan-2014
From: Linda Steglich <linda.steglichdegruyter.com>
Subject: Studies in Classical Hebrew: Bar-Asher
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Title: Studies in Classical Hebrew
Series Title: De Gruyter Studia Judaica 71
Published: 2014
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
                http://www.degruyter.com/mouton

Book URL: http://www.degruyter.com/view/product/185998?format=G

Author: Moshe Bar-Asher
Electronic: ISBN: 9783110300390 Pages: 475 Price: Europe EURO 129.95
Hardback: ISBN: 9783110300246 Pages: 475 Price: Europe EURO 129.95
Abstract:

Professor Moshe Bar-Asher, Professor Emeritus at the Hebrew University and long-time president of the Academy of the Hebrew Language, has published more than 200 articles and sixteen books and edited aboout 90 books and collections. The vast majority of his work has been accessible, however, only to specialists who read modern Hebrew or French. Bar-Asher’s groundbreaking articles on the dialects of rabbinic literature are classics. In more recent years he has brought the same breadth and depth of grammatical knowledge, and philological acumen, to the study of older classical Hebrew texts, including literary and epigraphic texts.

This volume presents studies of individual words and verses within the Bible, as well as broader thematic discussions of biblical language and its long reception-history, down through medieval scribes and modern lexicographers. Also represented are Bar-Asher’s penetrating studies of Qumran texts and languages, which illuminate both the linguistic traditions reflected in these texts and the scribal culture from which they emerged. The third section contains studies of Mishnaic Hebrew. There are both sweeping surveys of the field and its accomplishments and challenges, and studies of specific phonological, morphological, syntactic and lexical features.

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
                            History of Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Hebrew (heb)
                            Hebrew, Ancient (hbo)

Written In: English (eng)

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