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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Marcus K.M. Tso, Ethics in the Qumran Community

Matthew Goff.

in Journal of Semitic Studies

April 2013; p ublished online March 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History; Middle Eastern Languages; Literary Studies - World; Biblical Studies. 0 words.

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Community of Believers of ‘Holy Men’ and ‘Saints’ or Community of Muslims? The Rise and Development of Early Muslim Historiography

Amikam Elad.

in Journal of Semitic Studies

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History; Middle Eastern Languages; Literary Studies - World; Biblical Studies. 0 words.

This study is an extended review article of Donner's Narratives of Islamic Origins. It will be composed of three sections: 1) a critical survey of the contents of the book, 2) some...

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Review: Church and Community Conflicts: The Relationships of the Thessalonian, Corinthian, and Philippian Churches with their Wider Civic Communities

Todd Klutz.

in Journal of Semitic Studies

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History; Middle Eastern Languages; Literary Studies - World; Biblical Studies. 0 words.

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John J. Collins, Beyond the Qumran Community: The Sectarian Movement of the Dead Sea Scrolls.

Alison Schofield.

in Journal of Semitic Studies

October 2012; p ublished online June 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History; Middle Eastern Languages; Literary Studies - World; Biblical Studies. 0 words.

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Review: Psalms in Community: Jewish and Christian Textual, Liturgical and Artistic Traditions

James Limburg.

in Journal of Semitic Studies

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History; Middle Eastern Languages; Literary Studies - World; Biblical Studies. 0 words.

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Review: Wealth in the Dead Sea Scrolls and in the Qumran Community

Torleif Elgvin.

in Journal of Semitic Studies

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History; Middle Eastern Languages; Literary Studies - World; Biblical Studies. 0 words.

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A Hospital Handbook for the Community: Evidence for the Extensive Use of Ibn Abī 'l-Bayān's al-Dustūr al-bīmāristani by the Jewish Practitioners of Medieval Cairo1

Efraim Lev, Leigh Chipman and Friedrich Niessen.

in Journal of Semitic Studies

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History; Middle Eastern Languages; Literary Studies - World; Biblical Studies. 0 words.

Al-Dustūr al-bīmāristānī by Ibn Abī 'l-Bayān forms an important part of the Arabic tradition of hospital dispensatories and has remained well-known to the traditional...

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Towns and Cities

Helen Saradi.

in The Oxford Handbook of Byzantine Studies

October 2008; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Middle Eastern Languages. 4913 words.

The enormous network of cities and towns of the Roman Empire also became important fixtures of Byzantium, forming centres of urban civilization and the basis of intense economic activity....

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The Village

Alan Harvey.

in The Oxford Handbook of Byzantine Studies

October 2008; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Middle Eastern Languages. 2779 words.

The village occupied a central place in the economy and society of Byzantium and was an essential element in the fiscal administration of the empire. Villages had a legal identity and their...

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Structures and Administration

Michael Angold and Michael Whitby.

in The Oxford Handbook of Byzantine Studies

October 2008; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Middle Eastern Languages. 5413 words.

In Byzantium, bishops were central to ecclesiastical administration, leading the worship of their communities and performing a variety of functions such as the interpretation of Scripture...

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The North-Eastern Neo-Aramaic Dialects1

Geoffrey Khan.

in Journal of Semitic Studies

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History; Middle Eastern Languages; Literary Studies - World; Biblical Studies. 0 words.

Aramaic still survives as a spoken language among some Christian and Jewish communities in the Middle East. The dialects can be divided into various groups. The most diverse group is that...

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Camel Culture and Camel Terminology Among the Omani Bedouin1

Domenyk Eades, Janet C.E. Watson and Mohammed Ahmad al-Mahri.

in Journal of Semitic Studies

April 2013; p ublished online March 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History; Middle Eastern Languages; Literary Studies - World; Biblical Studies. 0 words.

Traditionally a defining aspect of Bedouin culture, the role of the camel among the Omani Bedouin has diminished significantly due to rapid modernization throughout the country. The very...

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New Data on the Delateralization of Ḍād and its merger with Ẓā’ in Classical Arabic: Contributions from Old South Arabic and the Earliest Islamic Texts on Ḍ / Ẓ Minimal Pairs

Jonathan A.C. Brown.

in Journal of Semitic Studies

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History; Middle Eastern Languages; Literary Studies - World; Biblical Studies. 0 words.

The history of the phoneme ḍād and its merger with the phoneme ẓā’ has proven enigmatic. By presenting data from Old South Arabian speech communities and lexical data from the Islamic...

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A Study and Characterization of the Syro-Malabar Script1

Françoise Briquel Chatonnet and Alain Desreumaux.

in Journal of Semitic Studies

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History; Middle Eastern Languages; Literary Studies - World; Biblical Studies. 0 words.

The purpose of the paper is to describe the Kerala type of writing as one of the Syriac scripts in the Syriac Oriental branch. It describes the characterization of the ductus. Already found...

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LEARNING TO READ AND WRITE IN MEDIEVAL EGYPT: CHILDREN'S EXERCISE BOOKS FROM THE CAIRO GENIZA

Judith Olszowy-Schlanger.

in Journal of Semitic Studies

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History; Middle Eastern Languages; Literary Studies - World; Biblical Studies. 0 words.

This article examines some selected medieval manuscripts of children's exercise books from the Cairo Geniza. The aims are to provide a general presentation and description of the material...

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Hebrew as a Political Instrument: Language-Planning By the ‘Canaanites’

Vater Roman.

in Journal of Semitic Studies

October 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History; Middle Eastern Languages; Literary Studies - World; Biblical Studies. 0 words.

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This article analyses the reforms to the Hebrew language promulgated by a dissident Israeli anti-Zionist movement known as the ‘Canaanites’....

The Language of Musta’rab Jews: The Names of the Holidays in Peqtʿin as a Test Case

Yehudit Henshke.

in Journal of Semitic Studies

April 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History; Middle Eastern Languages; Literary Studies - World; Biblical Studies. 0 words.

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This article treats the Arabic-Hebrew interlingual contact that emerges from examination of the language of the Musta‘rab community in Israel. Based...

A Judaeo‐Arabic Fragment of A Samaritan Chronicle from the Cairo Geniza

Friedrich Niessen.

in Journal of Semitic Studies

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History; Middle Eastern Languages; Literary Studies - World; Biblical Studies. 0 words.

The Shobakh legend, which relates the war of Joshua, son of Nun, against Shobakh, the king of Armenia, is preserved in most of the Samaritan chronicles in a shorter or more elaborate...

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Wechselwirkung Von Vokalen Und Gutturalen Im Semitischen Unter Dem Einfluss Anderer Sprachen: Die Beispiele Des Akkadischen Und Hebräischen

Jan Keetman.

in Journal of Semitic Studies

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History; Middle Eastern Languages; Literary Studies - World; Biblical Studies. 0 words.

In this article it is argued that the sound shifts (*ai >) ē > ī and pharyngeal + a > e > e (both long and short) from Imperial Akkadian to Old Babylonian prove the existence of two vowel...

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The Use of Stars in Agriculture in Oman

Harriet Nash and Dionisius A. Agius.

in Journal of Semitic Studies

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History; Middle Eastern Languages; Literary Studies - World; Biblical Studies. 0 words.

In Oman, traditional gravity-fed irrigation systems called aflāj (s. falaj) flow continuously, bringing life to arid areas. The water is used both day and night, and before the introduction...

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