Languages from the World of the Bible
by Holger Gzella
Publisher: De Gruyter Open 2011
Number of pages: 258
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.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
(multiple PDF files)
by James Champlin Fernald - ManyBooks
Practical and invaluable guide to clear and precise diction for writers, speakers, students, business and professional men. With notes on the correct use of prepositions; designed as a companion for the study and as a textbook for the use of schools.
by Zellig S. Harris - University Of Chicago Press
This set of structural methods for descriptive linguistics is intended both for students of linguistics and for persons who may be interested in linguistics. The techniques are given here in some detail, without employing the terminology of logic.
by Edward Stabler - UCLA
What are human languages, such that they can be acquired and used as they are? This text surveys some of the most important and recent approaches to this question, breaking the problem up along traditional lines. The emphasis is on methods.
- De Gruyter Open
This handbook introduces key elements of the philological research area called paremiology (the study of proverbs). The basic notions, among others, include defining proverbs, main proverb features, origin, collecting and categorization of proverbs.