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Jews of Elephantine and Arameans of Syene

Bezalel Porten

Jews of Elephantine and Arameans of Syene

(fifth centuryB. C. E.) : fifty Aramaic texts with Hebrew and English translations

by Bezalel Porten

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Published by Hebrew University, Dept. of the History of the Jewish People in Jerusalem .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Manuscripts, Aramaic (Papyri),
  • Jews -- History -- Sources -- Egypt.,
  • Arameans -- Egypt.,
  • Elephantine (Island)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesYehudim mi-Yev va-Aramim mi-Suvan.
    Statementedited and newly translated by Bezalel Porten in collaboration with Jonas C. Greenfield.
    SeriesTexts and studies for students - Hebrew University, Dept. of the History of the Jewish People ; 41
    ContributionsGreenfield, Jonas C, 1926-, Universitah ha-"ivrit bi-Yerushalayim. ha- Hug le historyah shel "am Yisrael.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 165 p. ;
    Number of Pages165
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20774339M
    LC Control Number74077362

    doubtless contributed by non-Jews, Yedoniah (see n.x) acting as treasurer or banker for all the Arameans of Elephantine. 9a Male divinity. 10 Probably female divinity. 11 A famous male deity of Elephantine. If the completion is erroneous, the writer in any case invokes another deity besides bextselfreset.com by: The appearance of the name Seraiah/Sariah as a woman’s name exclusively in the Book of Mormon and at Elephantine is made even more interesting since both communities have their roots in northern Israel, ca. the eighth–seventh centuries BCE.

    Dec 07,  · K. Lawson Younger Jr. presents a political history of the Arameans from their earliest origins to the demise of their independent entities. The book investigates their tribal structures, the development of their polities, and their interactions with other groups in the ancient Near East.5/5(1). Journal of Book of Mormon Studies 16/2 (): 28–41, (print), (online) Prior to the Babylonian invasion of Jerusalem in bc, Lehi took his family into the wilderness. Around the same time, another group of Jews fled to Elephantine in Egypt. Ludlow evaluates the Nephite group, the Elephantine colony, and the Jews inAuthor: Jared W. Ludlow.

    This is also what the Book of Jeremiah implies (Jeremiah 40–44). At that time, people fled to Egypt from many places in the ancient Near East. It is likely that the Israelite, Syrian, and Babylonian communities all came to Egypt at the same time and found employment there as mercenaries. Syene and Elephantine would be their new home. At Aswan and Elephantine—known at the time under the names Syene and Yeb—there were two Aramean communities, and a Jewish one. The Arameans had separate temples for Nabu and Banit, on the one hand, and Bethel and the Queen of Heaven, on the other. At Elephantine there were Jews, living around the Temple of Yaho.


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Jews of Elephantine and Arameans of Syene (fifth century B.C.E.): fifty Aramaic texts with Hebrew and English translations. Jews of Elephantine and Arameans of Syene: (fifth century B.C.E.): fifty Aramaic texts with Hebrew and English translations (Texts and studies for Dept.

of the History of the Jewish People) [Bezalel Porten] on bextselfreset.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying bextselfreset.com: Bezalel Porten. Mar 12,  · Jews of Elephantine and Arameans of Syene (fifth centuryB. E.): fifty Aramaic texts with Hebrew and English translations by Bezalel Porten.

Published by Hebrew University, Dept. of the History of the Jewish People in Jerusalem. Written in EnglishPages: Dec 12,  · He suggests that, with the disintegration of the Neo-Assyrian empire at the end of the 7 th century, Samarian Arameans began speaking Aramaic when they were becoming the garrison of Syene.

In Chapter Five, van der Toorn explores two aspects of Elephantine in light of the previous discussion: Elephantine Jews as a military colony and as a religion. Get this from a library. Archives from Elephantine: the life of an ancient Jewish military colony.

[Bezalel Porten] -- A study based on three Aramaic archives from the colony, of some dozen documents each, two of which are family archives and the other a communal archive. The Elephantine documents reveal the presence on the island of Elephantine and on the mainland (Syene) of a Jewish military colony serving Persian interests.

They illustrate in detail what life was like on this southern border of the Persian Empire which ruled “from India to Nubia” (Est. The space was cramped at Elephantine, so there being a supplementary fort at Syene and more adequate room there for social activity, it is no wonder that inhabitants owned houses in both places, considering themselves as being both of Yeb and Syene (Br.

AP 11). Background and history of the Jewish colony. When the Elephantine 5th cent. Book Description: Based on a previously unexplored source, this book transforms the way we think about the formation of Jewish identity This book tells the story of the earliest Jewish diaspora in Egypt in a way it has never been told before.

In the fifth century BCE there was a. ELEPHANTINE (Greek version of ancient Egyptian Ibw “the country of the elephants,” Aram. Yb), the largest island in the Nile, opposite Syene (ancient Egyptian Swn “market,” modern Aswān). The island was always the administrative center of the southernmost province of Egypt, controlling the first cataract and the main frontier post en route to Nubia, but during the Achaemenid.

Archives from Elephantine: the life of an ancient Jewish military colony / A study based on three Aramaic archives from the colony, of some dozen documents each, two of which are family archives and the other a communal archive. Bezalel Porten, “Settlement of the Jews at Elephantine and the Arameans at Syene,” in Judah and the Judeans in the Neo-Babylonian Period, ed.

Oded Lipschits and Joseph Blenkinsopp (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, ), – Either way, all parties agree that the origins of the Jewish Elephantine community date to sometime between Anat-Yahu and the Jews of Elephantine Jerusalem/Yehudite and Elephantine Jews (Ben Zvi ).

Cult centre of the deity Khnum Excavations at Elephantine revealed two Egyptian temples and a temple for the god Khnum, whose main sanctuary was on Elephantine.9 In B.C.E.

the priests of the. The Study of the Hebrew Bible. Founded These Jews lived on Elephantine Island and served as soldiers in the army of the Persians—the rulers of Egypt at that time.

Together with two colonies of Arameans living in Aswan (ancient Syene) on the east bank of the Nile, the Jews received houses and fields in return for their readiness to defend. The Arameans (Aramaic: ܐܪ̈ܡܝܐ ‎, Oromoye, Arabic: آراميون ‎), were an ancient Northwest Semitic Aramaic-speaking tribal confederation who emerged from the region known as Aram (in present-day Syria) in the Late Bronze Age (11th to 8th centuries BC).

They established a patchwork of independent Aramaic kingdoms in the Levant and seized tracts of Anatolia as well as briefly. Judaic settlement on Elephantine Island (Yeb) about the 8th century BCE. Jews in Africa Part III - Egypt, Elephantine Island, and the Jews Fact Paper III points out that "Since it is beyond doubt that the "Book of the Law" found in the Jerusalem Temple in Josiah's eighteenth year (c.

B.C.) was an early version of Deuteronomy, the. Get Textbooks on Google Play. Rent and save from the world's largest eBookstore. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Ansichtskarte halte de l' armée francaise à Syène, d' après le tableau de Tardieu, Befreiungskriege and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at bextselfreset.com Synonyms for Syene in Free Thesaurus.

Antonyms for Syene. 2 synonyms for Aswan: Assouan, Assuan. What are synonyms for Syene. A Brief History of the Genocide Against the Syriac Arameans (Paperback) by Johnny Shabo and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at bextselfreset.com Oct 01,  · The final section contains two important papers concerning Semites in Egypt and Babylon.

Porten's "Settlement of the Jews at Elephantine and the Arameans at Syene" traces the establishment of a Jewish military settlement and its temple at Elephantine to the days of King Manasseh's supposed support for Psammetichus in ca.

b.c.e. Settlement of the Jews at Elephantine and the Arameans at Syene p. The Representation of Foreigners in Neo- and Late-Babylonian Legal Documents (Eighth through Second Centuries B.C.E.).Bezalel Porten, Yehudim MiYev VeAramim MiSvein (Jews from Elephantine and Arameans from Syene) Jerusalem ), pp.This papyrus is known as "Cowley 21" and is part of the collection at the Staaliche Museen zu Berlin, in what was until recently East Berlin, The .His ar- chive, which was discovered at Elephantine in southern Egypt and acquired later by Charles E.

Wilbour incontains eleven documents. In this article, I will describe the contents of the archive of Ananiah son of Azariah starting with the papyri: Brooklyn Museum No.

9 ( B.c.), No. 10 ( B.c.).