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Targumic and cognate studies [electronic resource] : essays in honour of Martin McNamara / edited by Kevin J. Cathcart and Michael Maher.

Contributor(s): Cathcart, Kevin J | Maher, Michael, 1933- | McNamara, Martin.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Journal for the study of the Old TestamentSupplement series: 230.Publisher: Sheffield, Eng. : Sheffield Academic Press, c1996Description: 1 online resource (250 p.).ISBN: 9780567646941 (electronic bk.); 0567646947 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Bible. Old Testament. Hebrew -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Bible. Old Testament. Aramaic -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Bible. Old Testament. Syriac -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | McNamara, Martin | McNamara, Martin -- Bibliography | McNamara, Martin | McNamara, Martin | Bible. A.T. Aram�een -- Critique, interpr�etation, etc | Bible. A.T. Syriaque -- Critique, interpr�etation, etc | Inscriptions aram�eennes -- Th�e -- Histoire | RELIGION -- Judaism -- Sacred Writings | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Old Testament | Targoem | Bijbels Aramees | Syrisch | PesjittaGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Targumic and cognate studies.DDC classification: 221.4/2 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The Song of Songs as historical allegory : notes on the development of an exegetical tradition / Philip S. Alexander -- Onom�astica y toponimia : Targum, Midr�as y Antiguo Testamento / Luis D�iez Merino -- 'Finding favor in someone's eyes' : the treatment of this biblical Hebrew idiom in the ancient Aramaic versions / Bernard Grossfeld -- Shem, Melchizedek, and concern with Christianity in the pentateuchal targumim / Robert Hayward -- Targum Pseudo-Jonathan of Exodus 2.21 / Michael Maher -- The attitude of women in the prologue of Targum Job / C�eline Mangan -- The image of Israel according to the Targum of Ezekiel / Josep Ribera -- Post-pentateuchal figures in the pentateuchal Aramaic targumim / Avigdor Shinan -- The curses in old Aramaic inscriptions / Kevin J. Cathcart -- Our translated Tobit / Edward M. Cook --Translational features of the Peshi�tta in 1 Samuel / Robert P. Gordon -- 'May he be remembered for good' : an Aramaic formula / John F. Healey -- Allusions and illusions : St. Ephrem's verbal magic in the Diatessaron commentary / Carmel McCarthy -- La pri�ere de Nabonide (4Q242) / Emile Puech.
Summary: This volume draws together essays by fourteen international scholars in the field of Aramaic and Syriac studies. It is published to pay fitting honour to Professor Martin McNamara, who has contributed so much to Targumic studies for almost forty years. The contributions in this collection reflect his interests in the study of the Targums, the development of the Aramaic language and early Jewish and Christian literature. Many of the contributors to this volume have worked with Professor McNamara in preparing volumes for the Aramaic Bible series, to which he has devoted so much time and energy.
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Contributions in English, French, and Spanish.

A bibliography of the works of Martin McNamara in targumic and biblical studies: p. [229]-233.

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

The Song of Songs as historical allegory : notes on the development of an exegetical tradition / Philip S. Alexander -- Onom�astica y toponimia : Targum, Midr�as y Antiguo Testamento / Luis D�iez Merino -- 'Finding favor in someone's eyes' : the treatment of this biblical Hebrew idiom in the ancient Aramaic versions / Bernard Grossfeld -- Shem, Melchizedek, and concern with Christianity in the pentateuchal targumim / Robert Hayward -- Targum Pseudo-Jonathan of Exodus 2.21 / Michael Maher -- The attitude of women in the prologue of Targum Job / C�eline Mangan -- The image of Israel according to the Targum of Ezekiel / Josep Ribera -- Post-pentateuchal figures in the pentateuchal Aramaic targumim / Avigdor Shinan -- The curses in old Aramaic inscriptions / Kevin J. Cathcart -- Our translated Tobit / Edward M. Cook --Translational features of the Peshi�tta in 1 Samuel / Robert P. Gordon -- 'May he be remembered for good' : an Aramaic formula / John F. Healey -- Allusions and illusions : St. Ephrem's verbal magic in the Diatessaron commentary / Carmel McCarthy -- La pri�ere de Nabonide (4Q242) / Emile Puech.

This volume draws together essays by fourteen international scholars in the field of Aramaic and Syriac studies. It is published to pay fitting honour to Professor Martin McNamara, who has contributed so much to Targumic studies for almost forty years. The contributions in this collection reflect his interests in the study of the Targums, the development of the Aramaic language and early Jewish and Christian literature. Many of the contributors to this volume have worked with Professor McNamara in preparing volumes for the Aramaic Bible series, to which he has devoted so much time and energy.

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