Personal Names in Old Syriac (Edessan Aramaic) Inscriptions and Parchments [Hardback]

Adil H. Al-Jadir (Author)

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ISBN: 9781463242497 | Published by: Gorgias Press | Series: Gorgias Eastern Christian Studies | Volume: 60 | Year of Publication: 2021 | Language: English/Syriac 193p, H229 x W152 (mm)




Personal Names in Old Syriac (Edessan Aramaic) Inscriptions and Parchments

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This book collects systematically all the personal names found in Old Syriac sources in such a way as to enable them to be dealt with from a structural and lexical point of view and compared with other corpora of Aramaic personal names as well as Hebrew and Arabic names. As far as possible, the personal names of the new finds of unpublished inscriptions discovered recently are included. Thus, this study covers all the personal names which are found in the Syriac corpus so far. The book fills a significant gap in scholarship, since there are dedicated works on Palmyrene, Hatran and Nabataean personal names, but no such work exists for early Syriac (i.e. pre-Christian Syriac) personal names.

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