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Biblical and Related Studies Presented to Samuel Iwry

Edited by Ann Kort and Scott Morschauser

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ISBN: 978-0-931464-23-2

296 pages
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1985

Biblical and Related Studies Presented to Samuel Iwry

Edited by Ann Kort and Scott Morschauser

Samuel Iwry has enjoyed a long and distinguished career as professor in the Department of Near Eastern Studies at the Johns Hopkins University, and professor and dean of the Baltimore Hebrew College. It is an altogether fitting tribute to Prof. Iwry’s achievements, as both scholar and teacher, that his many colleagues and friends have joined together to produce this festschrift in his honor.

 

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Samuel Iwry has enjoyed a long and distinguished career as professor in the Department of Near Eastern Studies at the Johns Hopkins University, and professor and dean of the Baltimore Hebrew College. It is an altogether fitting tribute to Prof. Iwry’s achievements, as both scholar and teacher, that his many colleagues and friends have joined together to produce this festschrift in his honor.

Preface and Acknowledgments

Letters of Appreciation for Prof. Iwry

List of Financial Contributors

Principal Abbreviations

Did Alexander Yannai Negotiate an Alliance with the Parthians? Moses Aberbach

The First and Second Tithes in the Temple Scroll Joseph M. Baumgarten

The Rhetoric of Psalm 145 Adele Berlin

Levitical Cities: Archaeology and Texts Robert G. Boling

Sargon and Joseph: Dreams Come True Jerrold S. Cooper

A Literate Soldier: Lachish Letter III Frank Moore Cross

Prose Particles in the Poetry of the Primary History David Noel Freedman

The Murder of the Merchants Near Akko Barry M. Gittlen

Adam’s Rib Hans Goedicke

On Making Other Gods Cyrus H. Gordon

The Meaning of Tkwnh Jonas C. Greenfield

Cult and Prayer Menahem Haran

Marginal Notes to the Biblical Lexicon Moshe Held

A Difficult Curse in Aqht (19[1 Aqht] 3.152-154) Delbert R. Hillers

Cain, the Arrogant Sufferer Herbert B. Huffmon

Originals and Imitations in Biblical Poetry: A Comparative Examination of 1 Sam:1-10 and Ps 113:5-9 Avi Hurvitz

Studies in Neo-Aramaic Lexicology Georg Krotkoff

Philippi’s Law Reconsidered Thomas O. Lambdin

The Worship of Baal and Asherah: a Study in the Social Bonding Functions of Religious Systems George E. Mendenhall

Hezekiah’s Sacrifices at the Dedication Services of the Purified Temple (2 Chr 29:21-24) Jacob Milgrom

Esther Revisited: an Examination of Esther Studies over the Past Decade Carey A. Moore

Rib-Hadda: Job at Byblos? William L. Moran

The New Jewish Version: Genesis of the Fourth Great Age of Bible Translation Harry M. Orlinsky

Isaiah and His Children J. J. M. Roberts

Isaiah 66:1-4: Judean Sects in the Persian Period as Viewed by Trito-Isaiah Alexander Rofe

Materials Toward a Biblical Grammar in the Bible Exegesis of the Tosefta Samuel Rosenblatt

A Study of the Relationship of the Syriac Version to the Massoretic Hebrew, Targum Jonathan, and Septuagint Texts in Jeremiah 18 Leona Glidden Running

Ernest Renan’s Interpretation of Biblical History Leivy Smolar

New Gleanings on Resheph from Ugarit Yigael Yadin

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