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Introducing this in- ferior material into the Dictionary of classical Mandaic would in no way enhance the value of our work. InDrower had access to only one manuscript of the work. Bowls and lead tablets would require a special Dictionary.

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De Gruyter at http: Challenges, Accomplishments, and Prospects. Rolle a The other index comprised a small booklet containing a list of Mandaic lexemes with their mandaaic in German.

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Ford, JSS 51 Elie — of the Carmelite Mission in Baghdad;17 some fifty years later, Macuch began his field work on the vernacular, which led to a series of valuable if flawed publications.

Modern lexicography, the art and science of dictionary making, began about four centuries ago. However, inEth- el Stefana Drower, who had arrived in Baghdad inpublished her first Mandaic text.

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Society of Biblical Literature. New Sources and New Approaches. The aim of this series is therefore to address the disciplines of ancient-language research, lexicography, and issues of linguistics as they relate to a contemporary approach to the other two. The epigraphic corpus is preserved in witnesses from the pre-Islamic period, while some magical works survive only in very late copies from the mndaic th or even 20th centuries.


If I die before it is in its final stages, which is not unlikely since I am in my seventieth year, I shall at least have the satisfaction of knowing that I laid a good solid foundation.

Drower, 59 years of age at the time her first text appeared in press, amassed a collection of Mandaic manuscripts that was larger than any in the West and subse- quently published more editions of Mandaic works than any other scholar, in spite of lacking formal training in the Semitic languages. Skip to main content. These images have ena- 64 H. The Clarendon Press, Brill,James N. I again went across them and have to state that our first idea of disregarding them in the Dictionary was a good and sound one.

On the other hand, at such a rate Macuch had less than one and a half days to consolidate every published page of MD. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. The following scholars kindly shared with me their unpublished works: Kegan Paul,with comments in James N. The aim of the ISLP to be also interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary in its re- search is motivated by three primary factors.

On the relationship between this manuscript and other known textual sources, see Morgenstern, Foundations of Mandaic Lexicography. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. But it is apparent that in terms of the preci- sion of its citations and references, the accuracy of its philological analysis, and the scope of its corpus, it does not meet the contemporary standards of Aramaic lexi- I. Thanks to a detailed study by Roberta Borghero, the prove- nance of the Leiden Glossarium has been convincingly established, and the evidence indicates that it was composed in Basra in by the Carmelite missionary Matteo de San Giuseppe.


The earli- est surviving sources are the ever-growing corpus of amuletic spells written on clay bowls and metal lamellae, which according to most estimations were copied be- tween the fifth to seventh centuries CE and provide the earliest material evidence for the language. But the bowls present such a peculiar scriptio defectiva different from the books that we decided not to bother very much about them. Moses Gaster,38 Drower created a card-index file of Mandaic words.

The first is that many linguistic disci- plines meet in the investigation of ancient languages and in the making of modern lexica. During the dictiknary of our work, great efforts have been made to expand the corpus, and in particular to locate older manuscripts that reflect the Mandaean scribal tradition at its strength.

Translated and edit- ed under the supervision of M. Internationales Colloquium der Deutschen Orient-Gesellschaft Sound lexicography requires sound linguistic theory.