The Dialects of Early Aramaic

  title={The Dialects of Early Aramaic},
  author={J. C. Greenfield},
  journal={Journal of Near Eastern Studies},
  pages={93 - 99}
  • J. C. Greenfield
  • Published 1978
  • History
  • Journal of Near Eastern Studies
  • SOME ten years ago I had occasion to deal with the subject of this article in a schematic fashion in a Hebrew article "Dialect Traits in Early Aramaic."1 It goes without saying that progress has been made in the field of Aramaic studies since that time. Important texts have been published, and studies of various aspects of Early Aramaic have been dealt with. Grammars of Old Aramaic have been written by R. Degen2 and S. Segert,3 and a study of the language of the inscriptions from Zincirli has… CONTINUE READING
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    Aramaic Funerary and Boundary Inscriptions from Asia Minor
    • R. S. Hanson
    • History
    • Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research
    • 1968
    • 33
    For some recently published tombstones, see W. Kornfeld, Judisch-aramdische Grabinschriften aus Edfu (Vienna, 1973)
    • Proceedings of the 14th Congress of Papyrologists
    • 1959
    In this article I have discussed in detail the role of Aramaic in the Achaemenid empire
    • the Cambridge History of Iran
    Papyri of the Fourth Century B.c. from Wadi Daliyeh" in New Directions in Biblical Archaeology
    • 1969
    See also S
    • 1969
    The Persepolis Treasury Tablets (Chicago, 1948)
    • Persepolis Fortification Tablets
    • 1969
    This must await the edition of the Babylonian version by Mrs. van Voigtlander for the CII. B. Porten and I have prepared a new edition of the Aramaic text