Languages from the world of the Bible

Holger Gzella

Format: Electronic Book
Language: English
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Published: Boston [u.a.] De Gruyter 2011
In: Languages from the world of the Bible
Edition: 2. Aufl.
Further subjects: B Alphabetic script
B Middle Eastern literature
B Semitic philology
B Middle Eastern philology
Online Access: Free Access
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Summary: Holger Gzella
The alphabetic script is part of the lasting heritage of the ancient Near East. It unites a number of newly-emerging civilizations in ancient Syria-Palestine, which together constitute the immediate background of the Hebrew Bible. Transformed by the impact of Hellenism, they also shaped the social-historical and cultural setting of the New Testament. This work presents fresh and concise yet thorough overviews of the relevant languages and their interaction. They are informed by the most recent scholarship and share a clear historical framework
DOI: 10.1515/9781934078631
Persistent identifiers: DOI "10.1515/9781934078631"