Oriental and Biblical studies; collected writings of E.A. Speiser. Edited and with an introduction by J.J. Finkelstein and Moshe Greenberg.

; Finkelstein, J. J. (Jacob J.), 1922-1974, editor ; Greenberg, Moshe, editor
Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press [1967] .

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Other Authors Finkelstein, J. J. 1922-1974,
Greenberg, Moshe,
Subjects Bible. Old Testament.
Middle East -- Civilization -- To 622.
Middle East.
Oude Testament.
Semitic languages.
Semitische talen.
Description 616 pages portrait 22 cm
Copyright Date [1967]
Notes "Bibliography of the writings of Ephraim Avigdor Speiser": pages 587-603. Bibliographical footnotes.
Presented by the Dr. Ari Kiev family to the I. Edward Kiev Judaica Collection. DGW LOCAL
Contents Biblical studies -- ʼED in the story of creation (1955) -- The rivers of paradise (1959) -- YDWN, Gen 6:3 (1956) -- In search of Nimrod (1958) -- Word plays on the creation epic's version of the founding of Babylon (1956) -- The wife-sister motif in the patriarchal narratives (1963) -- "Coming" and "going" at the "city" gate (1956) -- "I know not the day of my death" (1955) -- The verb SHR in Genesis and early Hebrew movements (1961) -- An angelic "curse" : Exodus 14:20 (1960) -- Background and function of the biblical Nāśīʼ (1963) -- Leviticus and the critics (1960) -- The shibboleth incident (Judges 12:6) (1942) -- Of shoes and shekels (I Samuel 12:3; 13:21) (1940) -- Census and ritual expiation in Mari and Israel "people" and "nation" of Israel (1960)(1958) -- The biblical idea of history in its common Near Eastern setting (1957) -- Ancient Near Eastern history and culture -- The Sumerian problem reviewed (1952) -- Some factors in the collapse of Akkad (1952) -- The Hurrian participation in the civilizations of Mesopotamia, Syria and Palestine (1953) -- The idea of history in ancient Mesopotamia (1955) -- Authority and law in Mesopotamia (1954) -- The name Phoinikes (1936) -- The muškênum (1958) -- The case of the obliging servant (1954) -- Linguistic studies -- Secondary development in Semitic phonology : an application of the principle of sonority (1926) -- Studies in Semitic formatives (1936) -- The pitfalls of polarity (1938) -- A note on the derivation of šumma (1947) -- The "elative" in West-Semitic and Akkadian (1952) -- The terminiative-adverbial in Canaanite-Ugaritic and Akkadian (1954) -- The durative Hithpaʻel : a tan form (1955) -- Perspectives -- Some sources of intellectual and social progress in the ancient Near East (1942) -- Early law and civilization (1953) -- Religion and government in the ancient Near East (1956) -- Oriental studies and society (1946) -- E.A. Speiser : an appreciation / J.J. Finkelstein.
Geographic Area Middle East
Network Numbers (OCoLC)304581
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Speiser, E. A. 1902-1965.
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