Item description for Studies in the Targum to the Twelve Prophets: From Nahum to Malachi (Supplements to Vetus Testamentum) by Robert P. Gordon...
This volume is concerned with the origin and development of the Targum to the Prophets, focusing for this purpose upon the Twelve Prophets (from Nahum to Malachi). A wide-ranging introductory chapter sets current research in context by surveying almost two centuries of Targumic study. It is argued that the evidence in the extant text for a Second Commonwealth phase in the Targum's history is meagre and that, in particular, the Qumran Habakkuk pesher is not dependent upon the Targum to Habakkuk. Other issues discussed are the Hebrew Vorlage of the Targum, incipit formulae, `Additional Targum' and the standard Targum, the haggadah in the Targum to Zechariah 3 in the light of a (so-called) Eastern Aramaic linguistic element, Targum and Peshitta, land and divine presence, and the final redaction of the Targum.
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Studio: Brill Academic Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.6" Width: 6.3" Height: 0.9" Weight: 1.05 lbs.
Release Date Aug 1, 1997
Publisher Brill Academic Publishers
ISBN 9004099875 ISBN13 9789004099876
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More About Robert P. Gordon
Robert P. Gordon has an academic affiliation as follows - University of Cambridge.