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Studies in the Aramaic Legal Papyri from Elephantine (Handbook of Oriental Studies/Handbuch Der Orientalistik)

by Yochanan Muffs

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Published by Brill Academic Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ancient Near East,
  • Foundations of law,
  • BCE to c 500 CE,
  • History,
  • Egypt,
  • Sources,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Arabic,
  • History: World,
  • Ancient World,
  • Middle East,
  • Ancient - General,
  • Government - Comparative,
  • Interior Design - General,
  • To 1500,
  • Ancient - Egypt,
  • Elephantine,
  • Law,
  • Manuscripts, Aramaic (Papyri)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages364
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9084605M
    ISBN 109004128689
    ISBN 109789004128682

    The Elephantine Papyri (aka Cowley Papyri) The Elephantine Papyri is a cache of Aramaic manuscripts discovered in Upper (southern) Egypt in These manuscripts date to as old as BCE, i.e. Egypt’s 26th Dynasty. Among these Aramaic papyrus scrolls are official documents—dealing with marriages, sale of property. Y. Muffs, Studies in the Aramaic legal papyri from Elephantine. Leiden: E.J. Brill, H. G. M. Williamson, “ Book Review: Aramaic Texts from North Saqqâra with Some Fragments in Phoenician “ Aramaic Studies and the Language of Jesus.

    Litigation concerning Abandoned Property at Elephantine (Kraeling 1) by Bezalel Porten, H. Z. Szubin. Studies in the Aramaic Legal Papyri. See J. T. Milik's review of Kraeling in Revue from Elephantine (Leiden, ), p. and enhances our knowledge of legal realia at Elephantine. The Elephantine Papyri are a collection of ancient Jewish manuscripts dating from the 5th century BC. They come from a Jewish community at Elephantine, then called Yeb, the island in the Nile at the border of Nubia, which was probably founded as a military installation in about BC during Manasseh's reign to assist Pharaoh Psammetichus I in his Nubian campaign.

    Elephantine papyri, Aramaic-Demotic Interrelationships, The Book of Chronicles, Latin-American Biblical Interpretation. Publications Books. The Aramaic and Egyptian Legal Traditions at Elephantine: An Egyptological Approach. Library of Second Temple Studies 64 (London, New York: T&T Clark, ). papyri.2 1 It is interesting to note the verse in Jeremiah (x, 11) condemning the worship of other gods, such as Ashima: " The gods that have not made the heavens and the earth, these shall perish from the earth and from under these heavens." It is written in Aramaic, as if specially aimed at some Aramaic-using Jews, such as those at Yeb.


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Studies in the Aramaic Legal Papyri from Elephantine (Handbook of Oriental Studies/Handbuch Der Orientalistik) by Yochanan Muffs Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Studies in the Aramaic legal papyri from Elephantine. [Yochanan Muffs] -- "Long recognized as a brilliant cross-cultural study, Yochanan Muffs' work analyzes the legal formulary of the Aramaic papyri from Elephantine, at the first cataract of the Nile, where a Persian.

Get this from a library. Studies in the Aramaic legal papyri from Elephantine. [Yochanan Muffs]. Long recognized as a brilliant cross-cultural study, Yochanan Muffs’ work analyzes the legal formulary of the Aramaic papyri from Elephantine, at the first cataract of the Nile, where a Persian garrison comprised of Jewish soldiers and their families lived throughout most of the 5th century B.C.E.

The Elephantine Papyri consist of documents from the Egyptian border fortresses of Elephantine and Aswan, which yielded hundreds of papyri in Hieratic and Demotic Egyptian, Aramaic, Koine Greek, Latin and Coptic, spanning a period of bextselfreset.com documents include letters and legal contracts from family and other archives, and are thus an invaluable source of knowledge for scholars of.

Jan 01,  · Long recognized as a brilliant cross-cultural study, Yochanan Muffs’ work analyzes the legal formulary of the Aramaic papyri from Elephantine, at the first cataract of the Nile, where a Persian garrison comprised of Jewish soldiers and their families lived throughout most of the 5th century bextselfreset.com by: bextselfreset.com: Studies in the Aramaic Legal Papyri from Elephantine (Handbook of Oriental Studies/Handbuch Der Orientalistik) (): Dr Yochanan Muffs Dr, Baruch A Levine: BooksCited by: The Elephantine Papyri in English: Three Millennia of Cross-Cultural Continuity and Change, Second Revised Edition (Studies in Near Eastern Archaeology and Civilisation) Studies in the Aramaic Legal Papyri from Elephantine (Handbook of Oriental Studies/Handbuch Der Orientalistik) Book Depository Books With Free Delivery Worldwide.

An analysis of the legal formulary of the Aramaic papyri from Elephantine. The author investigates the formative background of these documents through extensive references to cuneiform law, by a method he calls "the Assyriological approach". Virtually every aspect of. Full text of "The Aramaic Papyri of Elephantine in English" See other formats STOP Early Journal Content on JSTOR, Free to Anyone in the World This article is one of nearlyscholarly works digitized and made freely available to everyone in the world by JSTOR.

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Published works. Studies in the Aramaic Legal Papyri from Elephantine; Love and Joy: Law, Language, and Religion in Ancient Israel. The site of a Jewish military establishment in the 6th and 5th centuries BCE on the southern border of Egypt, and subsequently of many civilian Jews who had their own temple in honour of Yahweh, though he was apparently worshipped along with a goddess (Anath‐yahu).Aramaic papyri discovered early in the 20th cent.

revealed interesting details about Jewish life in the age of Ezra and Nehemiah. On the island of Elephantine, opposite Aswan and just below the first cataract in Egypt, several hundred Aramaic papyri and ostraca were discovered between and Typically, some of the best finds were made on the antiquities market, and two archives of Jewish families from the fifth century b.c.e.

were acquired by purchase. One was bought in by the American Egyptologist, Charles. ARAMAIC PAPYRI OF ELEPHANTINE IN ENGLISH containing a solid body of text and (2) lists of names (accounts, etc.).

Each subsection is arranged chronologically so far as possible. The reader need scarcely be warned that under the first head he may expect to find a rather heterogeneous collection of material, not official documents only.

(LaSor ). Eventually Aramaic became the common language of the ancient Near East until the spread of Hellenism and the imposition of Greek. The Elephantine Papyri, written in Imperial Aramaic, span the fifth century B.C.

By this time the Persians had allowed the Jews to return to Jerusalem and rebuild. Reconsidering the origins of Aramaic and Demotic Legal Formulae. (source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary This is a study of the interrelationships between the formulary traditions of the legal documents of the Jewish colony of Elephantine and the legal formulary traditions of their Egyptian counterparts.

Yochanan Muffs "Studies in the Aramaic Legal Papyri from Elephantine." Ph.D., Daniel Nussbaum "The Priestly Explanation of Exile and its Bearing upon the Portrayal of the Canaanites in the Bible." M.A., Pezavia O'Connell "Synonyms of the Unclean and the Clean in Hebrew." Ph.D., This important volume contains documents from the Egyptian border fortresses of Elephantine and Syene (Aswan), which yielded hundreds of papyri in hieratic, Demotic, Aramaic, Greek, Latin and Coptic, spanning a period of years.

The documents include letters and legal contracts from family and other archives, and are thus an invaluable source of knowledge for scholars of varied 5/5(1). The Aramaic and Egyptian Legal Traditions at Elephantine: An Egyptological Approach (review) Article · January with 32 Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Pamela Barmash.

THE NEW PAPYRI OF ELEPHANTINE The language is, according to Dr. Sachau, the very purest Aramaic: this does not prevent it being in many places ungrammatical, and hard to translate with certainty.

It contains what appear to be decided Hebraisms, and in general bears an extraordinary likeness to the language of Nehemiah. Feb 06,  · Aramaic papyri of the fifth century B.C. by Ahikar Publication date Topics Manuscripts, Aramaic (Papyri), Names, Aramaic, Jews -- History To 70 A.D, Aramaic language -- Texts, Elephantine (Egypt) -- Antiquities Publisher Oxford: Clarendon Press Collection robarts; torontoPages:.

Two Aramaic legal documents - Volume 63 Issue 2 - T. Kwasman. you will be asked to authorise Cambridge Core to connect with your Google Drive account. Find out more about sending content to Google Drive. Studies in the Aramaic legal Papyri from Elephantine (Leiden, ), bextselfreset.com by: 2.– “‘Get away from me!’ An Egyptological Approach to the Withdrawal Clause in the Elephantine Papyri.” Aramaic Studies Section of the Society of Biblical Literature, Annual Meeting in Boston, November– “Sojourners in Egypt: The Jewish-Aramaic Legal Formulary at Elephantine.”.The Elephantine papyri are written in Aramaic, the lingua franca of the Persian period from Asia Minor to Arabia and Upper Egypt.

In vocabulary, phraseology, and style, the dialect closely resembles that of the Aramaic portions of Ezra and Daniel. It is, however, an older type of dialect; and the view that it is.