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Languages from the World of the Bible

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Languages from the World of the Bible
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Publisher: De Gruyter Open
ISBN-13: 9781934078631
Number of pages: 258

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The alphabetic script is part of the lasting heritage of the ancient Near East. It unites a number of newly-emerging civilizations in ancient Syria-Palestine, which together constitute the immediate background of the Hebrew Bible. Transformed by the impact of Hellenism, they also shaped the social-historical and cultural setting of the New Testament. This work presents fresh and concise yet thorough overviews of the relevant languages and their interaction.

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