100 Book Reviews / Aramaic Studies 7 . 1 ( 2009 ) 91 – 101 © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2009 DOI: 10.1163/147783509X12462819875634 Holger Gzella and Margaretha L. Folmer (eds.), Aramaic in Its Historical and Linguistic Setting (Verö ﬀ entlichungen der Orientalischen Kommission, 50 ; Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2008 ). vii + 388 pp. ISBN 978 3 447 05787 5 . This book contains the papers of a conference organized in 2006 in Oegstgeest by Prof. Holger Gzella and Dr. Margaretha Folmer. The vast majority of the authors are experienced and well-known scholars, and all wrote papers which are thought-provoking and rich in insights. Each one of the papers invites reaction, and the synergy of the conference is visible in numerous places. Minor quibbles cannot, of course, be avoided. I would, for example, put a question mark by the Akkadian origin of the word pe . ha , ‘governor’ (p. 82 ), and by the reading ty . hˇsyn , ‘you shall (not) cause pain’ (p. 146 , ˘ Hirbet Kanaf no. 2 : 5 , perhaps ty . h . tyn , ‘you will (not) sin’). The contents are: Otto Jastrow, ‘Old Aramaic and Neo-Aramaic: Some Reflections
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Published: Jan 1, 2009
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