An Introduction to Biblical Aramaic
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About "An Introduction to Biblical Aramaic"
The study of biblical Aramaic, an ancient Semitic language from which the Hebrew alphabet was derived, is necessary for understanding texts written during certain periods of early Jewish and Christian history and is especially important for the study of the books of Daniel and Ezra. This new textbook is a thorough guide to learning to read and translate biblical Aramaic and includes an introduction to the language, examples of texts for practice translations, and helpful comparison charts.
Meet the Author
Andreas Schueleis Aubrey Lee Brooks Professor of Biblical Theology at Union Theological Seminary and Presbyterian School of Christian Education in Richmond, Virginia. He has written and edited many books, most recently an historical-religious study of the Balaam story (Numbers 22-24) and an historical exegesis on the Primeval History (Genesis 1-11) as prologue of the Hebrew Bible.