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Topics in Biblical Hebrew Texts: Biblical Poetry.

Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project

The CAL is a text base of the Aramaic texts in all dialects from the earliest (9th Century BCE) through the 13th Century CE.  with a database of approximately 2.5 million lexically parsed words, and an associated set of electronic tools for analyzing and manipulating the data  - a work in progress.

Akkadian Poetry: Audios & Texts

 Audio Recordings & Texts

SOSA University of London, Department of the Languages and Cultures of the Near and Middle East

Dead Sea Scroll Sites

Jar and Cover for Manuscript Roll, ca. 1st century BC, Place of Origin: Cain Feshkha, The Walters Art Museum, ArtStor

Between 1948 and 1956, about 80 intact manuscript rolls and more than 20,000 fragments were discovered in eleven caves at Qumran, near the Dead Sea. They preserve parts of every book of the Hebrew Bible, except for Esther, and represent the earliest existing Hebrew versions.


'The Auct. Bible' or 'St. Hugh's Bible', vol. I, Folio #: fol. 051,  12th century, middle and c. 1180,  Made in: Wincheste, Bodleian Library, Oxford U.

 Text: Leviticus. Two first lines of the rubric erased and revised by rubricator. Hebrew title of the book ('Vaiegra'), written in addition to the Latin title ('Leviticus'). Large decorated initial 'V([O]CAVIT AUTEM MOYSEN)' in blue, red and green in solid all-over colour.

Note, this Bible has St. Jerome's first translation of Job from the Greek, the second from the Hebrew: he marked passages which occur in the Hebrew, not Septuagint, with an asterisk, see fol. 292v, col. 2. Illuminations attributed to the 'Master of the Entangled Figures' and his 'Brilliant Pupil'. Manuscript given to the Bodleian Library by George Rives, Warden of New College and Canon of Winchester, in 1601.

Bible Editions - Prof. Barmash's Recommendations

Saint Jerome and the Lion, c.1444, Sano di Pietro (1405-1481) Musée du Louvre, ArtStor: 40-08-06/ 8