Tuesday, March 17, 2009

THE JOURNAL OF SEMITIC STUDIES has a new issue out (Spring 2009; Vol. 54, No. 1). TOC:

Jan Keetman
Wechselwirkung Von Vokalen Und Gutturalen Im Semitischen Unter Dem Einfluss Anderer Sprachen: Die Beispiele Des Akkadischen Und Hebraischen
J Semitic Studies 2009 54: 1-17; doi:10.1093/jss/fgn038.

Na'ama Pat-El
The Development of the Semitic Definite Article: A Syntactic Approach
J Semitic Studies 2009 54: 19-50; doi:10.1093/jss/fgn039.

Gordon J. Hamilton
A Proposal to Read the Legend of a Seal-Amulet from Deir Rifa, Egypt as an Early West Semitic Alphabetic Inscription
J Semitic Studies 2009 54: 51-79; doi:10.1093/jss/fgn040.

Vincent Decaen
Theme and Variation in Psalm 111: Phrase and Foot in Generative-Metrical Perspective
J Semitic Studies 2009 54: 81-109; doi:10.1093/jss/fgn041.

Robert D. Holmstedt
Word Order and Information Structure in Ruth and Jonah: A Generative-Typological Analysis
J Semitic Studies 2009 54: 111-139; doi:10.1093/jss/fgn042.

Francois Bron
Notes Sur Les Inscriptions Neo-Puniques De Henchir Medeina (Althiburos)
J Semitic Studies 2009 54: 141-147; doi:10.1093/jss/fgn043.

Tzvi Novick
The Modality of Sarik in Tannaitic Hebrew
J Semitic Studies 2009 54: 149-160; doi:10.1093/jss/fgn044.

Shlomy Raiskin
Talmudic Aramaic Fauna Names: Murzema and Shaqitna
J Semitic Studies 2009 54: 161-167; doi:10.1093/jss/fgn045.

Nadezhda Vidro
A Newly Reconstructed Karaite Work on Hebrew Grammar
J Semitic Studies 2009 54: 169-178; doi:10.1093/jss/fgn046.

Gerrit Bos and Y. Tzvi Langermann
The Introduction of Sergius of Reshlhringaina to Galen's Commentary on Hippocrates' On Nutriment
J Semitic Studies 2009 54: 179-204; doi:10.1093/jss/fgn047.

Alessandra Avanzini
Origin and Classification of the Ancient South Arabian Languages
J Semitic Studies 2009 54: 205-220; doi:10.1093/jss/fgn048.

Aaron D. Rubin
The Functions of the Preposition K- in Mehri
J Semitic Studies 2009 54: 221-226; doi:10.1093/jss/fgn049.

Hilla Peled-Shapira
From Conventional to Personal, or: What Happened to Metaphor Under the Influence of Ideology - the Case of Gharhringib TulhringMa Farman
J Semitic Studies 2009 54: 227-249; doi:10.1093/jss/fgn051.


Edward Lipinski
GEORGES BOHAS and MIHAI DAT, Une theorie de l'organisation du lexique des langues semitiques: matrices et etymons (Collection Langages). * PHILIPPE CASSUTO and PIERRE LARCHER (eds), La formation des mots dans les langues semitiques (Langues et langage 15).
J Semitic Studies 2009 54: 251-252; doi:10.1093/jss/fgn052.

David M Stec
AARON D. RUBIN, Studies in Semitic Grammaticalization (Harvard Semitic Studies 57).
J Semitic Studies 2009 54: 253-254; doi:10.1093/jss/fgn053.

Jon Taylor
JEAN-JACQUES GLASSNER. Translated and edited by ZAINAB BAHRANI and MARC VAN DE MIEROOP, The Invention of Cuneiform: Writing in Sumer.
J Semitic Studies 2009 54: 254-255; doi:10.1093/jss/fgn054.

J.N. Postgate
J.A. HALLORAN, Sumerian Lexicon: A Dictionary Guide to the Ancient Sumerian Language.
J Semitic Studies 2009 54: 255-257; doi:10.1093/jss/fgn055.

Wilfred G.E. Watson
STEFANIE U. GULDE, Der Tod als Herrscher in Ugarit und Israel (Forschungen zum Alten Testament 2 Reihe 22).
J Semitic Studies 2009 54: 258-259; doi:10.1093/jss/fgn056.

Bob Becking
HALLVARD HAGELIA, The Tel Dan Inscription: A Critical Investigation of Recent Research on its Palaeography and Philology (Studia Semitica Upsalensia 22).
J Semitic Studies 2009 54: 259-261; doi:10.1093/jss/fgn057.

Martin F.J. Baasten
ERNST JENNI, Studien zur Sprachwelt des Alten Testaments II.
J Semitic Studies 2009 54: 261-265; doi:10.1093/jss/fgn058.

Eveline J. Van Der Steen
ROBERT D. MILLER II S.F.O., Chieftains of the Highland Clans: a History of Israel in the 12th and 11th Centuries B.C. (The Bible in its World). * ANN E. KILLEBREW, Biblical Peoples and Ethnicity: an Archaeological Study of Egyptians, Canaanites, Philistines, and Early Israel 1300-1000 B.C.E. (Society of Biblical Literature Archaeology and Biblical Studies 9).
J Semitic Studies 2009 54: 265-270; doi:10.1093/jss/fgn059.

Jeffrey Stackert
BERNARD S. JACKSON, Wisdom Laws: A Study of the Mishpatim of Exodus 21:1- 22:16.
J Semitic Studies 2009 54: 270-272; doi:10.1093/jss/fgn060.

Jenni Williams
HILARY LIPKA, Sexual Transgression in the Hebrew Bible.
J Semitic Studies 2009 54: 272-273; doi:10.1093/jss/fgn061.

K.A. Kitchen
KEVIN A. WILSON, The Campaign of Pharaoh Shoshenq I into Palestine. (Forschungen zum Alten Testament, 2. Reihe, 9).
J Semitic Studies 2009 54: 274-276; doi:10.1093/jss/fgn062.

William Johnstone
THOMAS B. DOZEMAN and KONRAD SCHMID (eds), A Farewell to the Yahwist? The Composition of the Pentateuch in Recent European Interpretation (Society of Biblical Literature Symposium Series 34).
J Semitic Studies 2009 54: 276-278; doi:10.1093/jss/fgn063.

Deborah Rooke
ALICE HUNT, Missing Priests: The Zadokites in Tradition and History (Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies 452).
J Semitic Studies 2009 54: 278-281; doi:10.1093/jss/fgn064.

Deborah Rooke
LENA-SOFIA TIEMEYER, Priestly Rites and Prophetic Rage: Post-Exilic Prophetic Critique of the Priesthood (Forschungen zum Alten Testament 2. Reihe 19).
J Semitic Studies 2009 54: 281-283; doi:10.1093/jss/fgn065.

Robert D. Holmstedt
NICHOLAS P. LUNN, Word-Order Variation in Biblical Hebrew Poetry: Differentiating Pragmatics and Poetics (Paternoster Biblical Monographs).
J Semitic Studies 2009 54: 283-285; doi:10.1093/jss/fgn066.

Doron Mendels
D. GOODBLATT, Elements of Ancient Jewish Nationalism.
J Semitic Studies 2009 54: 285-287; doi:10.1093/jss/fgn067.

Simon Adnams Lasair
BEVERLY P. MORTENSEN, The Priesthood in Targum Pseudo-Jonathan: Renewing the Profession (Studies in Aramaic Interpretation of Scripture).
J Semitic Studies 2009 54: 287-289; doi:10.1093/jss/fgn068.

Gunter Stemberger
ALEXANDER SAMELY, Forms of Rabbinic Literature and Thought: An Introduction.
J Semitic Studies 2009 54: 289-292; doi:10.1093/jss/fgn069.

Steven Kaplan
EMANUELA TREVISAN SEMI, Jacques Faitlovitch and the Jews of Ethiopia.
J Semitic Studies 2009 54: 292-294; doi:10.1093/jss/fgn070.

Michael A. Knibb
ALESSANDRO BAUSI e ALESSANDRO GORI, Tradizioni orientali del "Martirio di Areta." La prima recensione Araba e la versione Etiopica. Edizione
critica e traduzione.
J Semitic Studies 2009 54: 294-296; doi:10.1093/jss/fgn071.

Hugh Goddard
JOHN C. LAMOREAUX (translator), Theodore Abu Qurrah (Library of the Christian East 1).
J Semitic Studies 2009 54: 296-298; doi:10.1093/jss/fgn072.

Andrew Marsham
GARTH FOWDEN, Qusayr lhringAmra: Art and the Umayyad Elite in Late Antique Syria (The transformation of the classical heritage 36).
J Semitic Studies 2009 54: 208-302; doi:10.1093/jss/fgn073.

Ami Elad-Bouskila
PAUL STARKEY, Modern Arabic Literature.
J Semitic Studies 2009 54: 302-305; doi:10.1093/jss/fgn074.

Short Notes

John F. Healey
STEVEN E. FASSBERG and A. HURVITZ, (eds), Biblical Hebrew in its Northwest Semitic Setting: Typological and Historical Perspectives (Publication of the Institute for Advanced Studies 1, The Hebrew University Jerusalem).
J Semitic Studies 2009 54: 307-308; doi:10.1093/jss/fgn075.

John F. Healey
HELENE LOZACHMEUR, La Collection Clermont-Ganneau: ostraca, epigraphes sur jarre, etiquettes de bois (Memoires de l'Academie des Inscriptions et Belles-lettres 35).
J Semitic Studies 2009 54: 308-309; doi:10.1093/jss/fgn076.

John F. Healey
KAREL JONGELING, and ROBERT M. KERR, Late Punic Epigraphy: an Introduction to the Study of Neo-Punic and Latino-Punic Inscriptions.
J Semitic Studies 2009 54: 309-310; doi:10.1093/jss/fgn077.

John F. Healey
JEAN-CLAUDE HAELEWYCK, Grammaire comparee des langues semitiques: elements de phonetique, de morphologies et de syntaxe (Langues et cultures anciennes 7).
J Semitic Studies 2009 54: 310-311; doi:10.1093/jss/fgn078.

Deborah Rooke
SUSANNE SCHOLZ, Introducing the Women's Hebrew Bible (Introductions in Feminist Theory 13).
J Semitic Studies 2009 54: 311; doi:10.1093/jss/fgn079.