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A new Dictionary of Qumran Aramaic

Dictionary of Qumran Aramaic, by Edward M. Cook (Eisenbrauns, 2015) xxii+265pp.


Edward M. Cook has been closely involved with the development of Qumran Aramaic studies for thirty years and has previously published two major lexical projects in Aramaic, a dictionary to (some of?) the targumim in the Accordance computer program database and A Glossary of Targum Onkelos: According to Alexander Sperber’s Edition (Brill, 2008). He is thus the perfect person to undertake the work here reviewed. Continue reading »