The Aramaic and Egyptian legal traditions at Elephantine : an Egyptological approach (Book, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
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The Aramaic and Egyptian legal traditions at Elephantine : an Egyptological approach

Author: Alejandro F Botta
Publisher: London ; New York, NY : T & T Clark, ©2009.
Series: Library of Second Temple studies, 64.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A study of the interrelationships between the legal formulary traditions of the legal documents of the Jewish colony of Elephantine and the legal formulary traditions of their Egyptian counterparts.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alejandro F Botta
ISBN: 9780567045331 0567045331 9780567120366 0567120368
OCLC Number: 148851040
Description: xvii, 237 pages : 1 map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : the Egyptological approach to the study of Aramaic legal formulae --
The Elephantine community and Aramaic law --
The Egyptian formulary tradition --
Challenging the consensus : the [investiture] clause --
The 'withdrawal' and related formulae in the Aramaic legal tradition --
The use of w[3]y in the Egyptian legal tradition --
A comaprison of the Aramaic and Egyptian uses of withdrawal formulae --
Reconsidering the origins of Aramaic and demotic legal formulae.
Series Title: Library of Second Temple studies, 64.
Responsibility: Alejandro F. Botta.

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