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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Table of Contents:
  • Preliminary Materials / W.Th. Van Peursen
  • Chapter One. The Text / W.Th. Van Peursen
  • Chapter Two. The Place Of The Syriac Translanon In The Textual History Of Sirach / W.Th. Van Peursen
  • Chapter Three. The Syriac Sirach As A Translanon / W.Th. Van Peursen
  • Chapter Four. Tendencies In The Syriac Sirach Not Shared By The 'Expanded Text' / W.Th. Van Peursen
  • Chapter Five. Intertextual Analysis / W.Th. Van Peursen
  • Chapter Six. The Religious Profile Of The Syriac Sirach / W.Th. Van Peursen
  • Chapter Seven. The Calap Model Of Textual Analysis / W.Th. Van Peursen
  • Chapter Eight. The Procedure Of The Calap Analysis / W.Th. Van Peursen
  • Chapter Nine. Preliminary Remarks On Phrase Structure / W.Th. Van Peursen
  • Chapter Ten. Phrases With One Extension / W.Th. Van Peursen
  • Chapter Eleven. Phrases With Two Extensions / W.Th. Van Peursen
  • Chapter Twelve. Phrases With More Than Two Extensions And Other Complex Phrase Structures / W.Th. Van Peursen
  • Chapter Thirteen. Discontinuous Phrases / W.Th. Van Peursen
  • Chapter Fourteen. Independent Use Of XXX / W.Th. Van Peursen
  • Chapter Fifteen. Towards A Maximum Matrix Of Phrases / W.Th. Van Peursen
  • Chapter Sixteen. Preliminary Remarks On Clause Structure / W.Th. Van Peursen
  • Chapter Seventeen. Bipartite Nominal Clauses / W.Th. Van Peursen
  • Chapter Eighteen. Tripartite Nominal Clauses / W.Th. Van Peursen
  • Chapter Nineteen. Quadripartite Nominal Clauses / W.Th. Van Peursen
  • Chapter Twenty. Participials / W.Th. Van Peursen
  • Chapter Twenty-One. Extraposition And Pronominal Agreement / W.Th. Van Peursen
  • Chapter Twenty-Two. Existential Clauses / W.Th. Van Peursen
  • Chapter Twenty-Three. Clauses Containing The Verb XXX / W.Th. Van Peursen
  • Chapter Twenty-Four. Cleft Sentences / W.Th. Van Peursen
  • Chapter Twenty-Five. Functions Of The Pronoun / W.Th. Van Peursen
  • Chapter Twenty-Six. Preliminary Remarks On Clause Hierarchy / W.Th. Van Peursen
  • Chapter Twenty-Seven. Clause Hierarchy In The Praise Of The Fathers / W.Th. Van Peursen
  • Chapter Twenty-Eight. Conclusions / W.Th. Van Peursen
  • Bibliography / W.Th. Van Peursen
  • Index Of Passages / W.Th. Van Peursen
  • Index Of Authors / W.Th. Van Peursen.