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A social history of Hebrew. Its origins through the Rabbinic period.

Author: Schniedewind.
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press 2014.
Series: Anchor Yale Bible reference library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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More than simply a method of communication shared by a common people, the Hebrew language was always an integral part of the Jewish cultural system and, as such, tightly interwoven into the lives of the prophets, poets, scribes and priests who used it. In this unique social history, William Schniedewind examines classical Hebrew from its origins in the second millennium BCE until the Rabbinic period, when the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
History (form)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Schniedewind.
ISBN: 9780300176681 0300176686
OCLC Number: 844731629
Description: 288 pages.
Series Title: Anchor Yale Bible reference library.
Responsibility: William M Schniedewind.

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Examines classical Hebrew from its origins in the second millennium BCE until the Rabbinic period, when the principles of Judaism as we know it today were formulated, to view the story of the  Read more...

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"This important book fills a major void in the field of Hebrew studies. Schniedewind paves new ground with this masterful survey of the primary sources, elucidated throughout via recourse to modern Read more...

 
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