Regular MA admission requirements.
An introduction to the historical grammar of Biblical Hebrew on the basis of a detailed philological study.
A better idea of the evolution of Hebrew in its linguistic setting during the first millennium BCE and some experience with a thorough philological study of difficult texts, including matters of phonology, morphology, syntax, textual criticism, and contextual interpretation. A very good working knowledge of Biblical Hebrew is essential.
Mode of instruction
10 EC (280 hours) spread over:
13 tutorials of about 2 hours (26 hours);
preparing lectures, including reading and assignments (127 hours);
preparing written exam or writing a paper (127 hours).
Active participation and course preparation (40%)
To be determined in consultation with the participants.
For some background information, students should take a look at H. Gzella, “Ancient Hebrew”, in: id. (ed.), Languages from the World of the Bible, Berlin and New York 2011, 76-110.
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