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2014 - Samaritan Manuscript Culture and the Oral Transmission of the Samaritan Torah

Annual Ullendorff Lecture in Semitic Philology - 2014

Samaritan Manuscript Culture and the Oral Transmission of the Samaritan Torah

Professor Stefan Schorch
Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg

5.00pm, Thursday, 8th May, 2014
Rooms 8 & 9, Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (Sidgwick Site)  

ALL ARE WELCOME

The event will be followed by a reception.

Abstract

The speaker will examine the relationship between the written transmission of the Samaritan Pentateuch in its manuscripts, dating from the 11th century onwards, and its oral transmission in liturgical reading. The lecture will include a description of the phonology of the Samaritan Hebrew pronunciation and a discussion of its historical background.