Language and interpretation in the Syriac text of Ben Sira : a comparative linguistic and literary study /

This book is the result of an innovative linguistic study of the Syriac translation of Ben Sira. It contains both a traditional philological analysis, incorporating matters of text-historical interest and translation technique, and also the results of a computational linguistic analysis of phrases,...

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Main Author: Peursen, W. Th. van.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Syriac
Published: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007.
Series:Monographs of the Peshiṭta Institute, Leiden. Studies in the Syriac versions of the Bible and their cultural contexts ; vol. 16.
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Summary:This book is the result of an innovative linguistic study of the Syriac translation of Ben Sira. It contains both a traditional philological analysis, incorporating matters of text-historical interest and translation technique, and also the results of a computational linguistic analysis of phrases, clauses and texts. It arrives at new linguistic insights, including a proposal for a corpus-based description of phrase structure based on a so-called maximum matrix. The book also addresses the fundamentally different way in which a text is approached in a computer-assisted analysis compared with t.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xvi, 473 pages)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 435-455) and indexes.
ISBN:9789047423614
9047423615
ISSN:0169-9008 ;