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The Invention of Hebrew
Preface Dedication Illustrations Abbreviations Introduction Modernity's Ghosts: The Bible as Political Communication What was the Alphabet for? Empires and Alphabets in Late Bronze Age Canaan TheExpand
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The Appetites of the Dead: West Semitic Linguistic and Ritual Aspects of the Katumuwa Stele
  • S. L. Sanders
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  • Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental…
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The stele of Katumuwa from eighth-century Zincirli casts new light on the relationship between written texts and ritual practice concerning the afterlife in Iron Age Anatolia and the Levant. It notExpand
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A History of the Hebrew Language
A History of the Hebrew language is a comprehensive description of Hebrew from its Semitic origins and the earliest settlement of the Israelite tribes in Canaan to the present day. Although Hebrew isExpand
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Margins of writing, origins of cultures
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The crux of Moses' shining face in Ex. xxxiv is explained by first-millennium Mesopotamian astronomical and lexical sources which attest an ancient understanding of light as material. Moses' faceExpand
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Performative Utterances and Divine Language in Ugaritic
B ecause of the special way they unite speech and action, the grammatical category of performative utterances has aroused strong interest within Semitic philology, biblical studies, and the historyExpand
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Daniel and the Origins of Jewish Biblical Interpretation
Abstract:It has become a commonplace that by the Hellenistic period Judaism was a "religion of the book," with scriptural interpretation at its heart. As the result of a so-called InterpretiveExpand
From Adapa to Enoch
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