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TOC: Journal of Semitic Studies 60/2 (2015)

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Date: 06-Jul-2015
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Subject: Journal of Semitic Studies Vol. 60, No. 2 (2015)
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Publisher: Oxford University Press

Journal Title: Journal of Semitic Studies
Volume Number: 60
Issue Number: 2
Issue Date: 2015

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Clifford Edmund Bosworth
by Roger Allen


A Novel, Combined Approach to Semitic Word-Formation
by Noam Faust

A Blessing in the Phoenician Karatepe Inscription?
by Krzysztof J. Baranowski

Some Uses of Deixis in Rabbinic Hebrew
by Azzan Yadin-Israel

The Pauline Epistle to Philemon from Codex Vatican Arabic 13 (Ninth Century CE) Transcription and Study
by Juan Pedro Monferrer-Sala

Fragment of a Judaeo-Arabic Treatise on Andalusi Hebrew Metrics (ʽilm al-ʽarūḍ)
by José Martínez Delgado

The Reinvention of the Construction of verb + non-lexical subject-coreferential l- Pronoun in Modern Hebrew
by Rivka Halevy

Recent Developments in Jibbali
by Aaron D. Rubin

Ignác Goldziher's Report on the Books Brought from the Orient for the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
by Adam Mestyan


Josef Tropper, Ugaritische Grammatik: Zweite, stark überarbeitete und erweiterte Auflage
Reviewed by Wilfred G.E. Watson

Heather D. Baker (ed.), The Prosopography of the Neo-Assyrian Empire Volume 3, Part II: Using the Electronic Data Base of the Neo-Assyrian Text Corpus Project and with the Collaboration of Numerous Colleagues
Reviewed by Simonetta Ponchia

Jan Joosten, The Verbal System of Biblical Hebrew. A New Synthesis Elaborated on the Basis of Classical Prose
Reviewed by A. Andrason and C.H.J. van der Merwe

John A. Cook, Time and the Biblical Hebrew Verb: The Expression of Tense, Aspect, and Modality in Biblical Hebrew
Reviewed by Tania Notarius

Shalom M. Paul, Isaiah 40–66: Translation and Commentary
Reviewed by Christopher B. Hays

Ida Fröhlich and Erkki Koskenniemi (eds), Evil and the Devil
Reviewed by Gerbern S. Oegema

Na’ama Pat-El, Studies in the Historical Syntax of Aramaic
Reviewed by Esther-Miriam Wagner

Laïla Nehmé avec la collaboration de Joseph T. Milik et René Saupin, Pétra, Atlas archéologique et épigraphique: Fascicule 1: de Bāb as-Sīq au Wādī al-Farasah.
Reviewed by Lucy Wadeson

John F. Healey, Law and Religion between Petra and Edessa: Studies in Aramaic Epigraphy on the Roman Frontier, Variorum Collected Studies Series
Reviewed by Ted Kaizer

M. Florentin, מספד שומרון – אסופת פיוטי אבל, תוכחה ושבח יחידותו של האל [Samaritan Elegies – A Collection of Lamentations, Admonitions, and Poems of Praising God].
Reviewed by Michael Rand

Naomi Grunhaus, The Challenge of Received Tradition: Dilemmas of Interpretation in Radak's Biblical Commentaries.
Reviewed by Marc Saperstein

Ofra Tirosh-Becker, גנזי חז"ל בספרות הקראית בימי הביניים [Rabbinic Excerpts in Medieval Karaite Literature]. Volume 1: Philological and Linguistic Studies; Volume 2: A Critical Annotated Scientific Edition of the Texts.
Reviewed by Gregor Schwarb

Armin Schopen and Karl W. Strauss, Aḥmad ibn Yūsuf at-Tīfāšīs “Buch der königlichen Steine”: Eine Mineralienkunde für die arabischen Herrscher des 7./13. Jahrhunderts
Reviewed by Oliver Kahl

Lidia Bettini and Paolo la Spisa (eds), Au-Delà de I’Arabe Standard moyen Arabe et Arabe mixte dans les sources médiévales, modernes et contemporaines
Reviewed by Esther-Miriam Wagner

Short Notices

T. Muraoka. Classical Syriac for Hebraists
John F. Healey

T. Römer and M. Langlots (eds), Semitica 56: Épigraphie, archéologie et histoire textuelle de la Bible hébraïque.
John F. Healey

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
                            Ling & Literature
                            Text/Corpus Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Arabic, Standard (arb)
                            Aramaic, Official (arc)
                            Greek, Modern (ell)
                            Hebrew (heb)
                            Hebrew, Ancient (hbo)
                            Luwian, Cuneiform (xlu)
                            Phoenician (phn)
                            Shehri (shv)
                            Syriac, Classical (syc)
                            Yiddish, Eastern (ydd)

Language Family(ies): Semitic

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