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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

    Almost impressions of seals and scarabs were recovered from the ruins of Uronarti, one of which bore the name of the Aamu king Maatibra, the same as those appeared on the above-cited Kerma seals. It was prob. As for me, I keep to the plan of this book, which is to record the traditions of the various nations just as I heard them related to me. Hence, Amasis became the king of Egypt.

    He also warned against migration to foreign lands and doomed the Jews of foreign lands for abandoning the Holy Land. During the period of Aamu rule, trade with Nubian Kush attained an unprecedented importance. Later excavations revealed more Papyri and ostraca. The existence of Judaic community for more than a century earlier is also implied in Deuteronomy, "Only he i. Sanballat and Johanan Neh ; ; are mentioned in Br.

    Azariah, who was a treasury keeper of the Temple, to the Egyptian slave girl Tamut. As mentioned the sacrificing of rams in the temple was clearly a major cause in the rebelling of the Egyptians. For example, Alstola et al. The book had a particularly great influence over Beta Israel, whose ritual observances and whose calendar particularly in respect to the date of Shavuot are based upon it.


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Jews of Elephantine and Arameans of Syene by Bezalel Porten Download PDF Ebook

Contemporary with this period, the Biblical prophet Jeremiah warned the people of Judah that rebelling against the Babylonian supremacy would lead the Jews into captivity.

There names, identity, lifestyle, and religious traditions leave no doubt for their Jewishness. Waldman, — The donkey was alien to Egypt. Davies and L. Also descriptions of the temple as known from the archives prove the later as true.

Most of the archives associated with the Elephantine Jewish community date back to the Persian period, i. The Biblical Island of Yeb Elephantine Island was a vital Semitic trading post for several thousands of years and hosted Semitic communities at various stages of history. It has been received by you and your heart is content.

Donkeys were conspicuously present in Ma'adi, a village of Asiatics which was established south of present-day Cairo. Under the stimulation of peaceful trade, Kush emerged as a prominent and flourishing kingdom with close ties to Asia to the north.

Suan, modern Arab.

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Sayce and A. With harder, more durable metal for their arms and tools, with wheeled chariots, and with draft animals for cultivation and transportation of new agricultural products, Egypt became the equal of the nations to the north and east. Aramaic Papyri of the Fifth Century b.

Although the living standards at Elephantine are not well known, the Jewish settlers were certainly wealthier than the average Egyptian commoners. Leiden: ; Idem.

Later, during the Second Jews of Elephantine and Arameans of Syene book Period 17thth c. Museums have little to exhibit of the Jews of Elephantine and Arameans of Syene book as a result, and therefore tend to ignore the great boost in Egyptian technology and culture brought about by the Semites.

Since the book was not canonized in Tanach, was only utilized by early Christianity, it would appear to me to have been unknown to later commentators and rabbis.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. 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. 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). 5. Background and history of the Jewish colony. When the Elephantine 5th cent.Get Textbooks on Google Play. Rent and save from the world's largest eBookstore.

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Trump also stated that the U.S. government plans.His ar- chive, which was discovered at Elephantine in ebook Egypt and ebook 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.

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