This course is an in-depth examination of the classical stage of the ancient hieroglyphic language known as Middle Egyptian. The course places the language in its historical context as the literary language of ancient Egypt that came to prominence during the period of the Israelite captivity. HB 5401 and HB 5402 are prerequisites for HB 5195.
An advanced Hebrew program designed to prepare the student for thorough exegesis of the Hebrew Old Testament. Selected passages and/or books are assigned to enhance the ability for accurate translation and interpretation. Consultation of the best critical and exegetical literature is included. HB 5401 and HB 5402 are prerequisites for this course.
An introduction to the grammar, vocabulary, syntax, and linguistic peculiarities of biblical Aramaic. The student studies selected verses from the Aramaic portions of the books of Daniel and Ezra. Other Aramaic texts related to the Bible are studied as time permits. HB 5401 and HB 5402 are prerequisites for this course.