A thorough commentary of the Aramaic inscriptions of Sefire. This revised edition of Fitzmyer’s classic work also includes transcriptions of all three Steles, a helpful introduction, extensive bibliography, analysis of the grammar of the inscriptions, a list of the names associated with the inscriptions, several indices, and two essays entitled “The Affinity of the Sefire Inscriptions to Hittite and Assyrian Treaties” and “The Land of KTK.”
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- Commentary of the Aramaic inscriptions of Sefire
- Analysis of the grammar of the inscriptions
- Photographic reproductions of the Steles
- Title: The Aramaic Inscriptions of Sefire
- Author: Joseph A. Fitzmyer
- Edition: Revised
- Publisher: Pontifical Biblical Institute
- Publication Date: 1995
- Pages: 271
About Joseph A. Fitzmyer
Joseph A. Fitzmyer is a professor emeritus of biblical studies at the Catholic University of America and resides at the Jesuit Community of the Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. His authoritative publications dominate three major areas of research: the New Testament, especially Luke–Acts and the Pauline corpus, Qumran texts and traditions, and Aramaic studies. He has published a compendious edition of Aramaic texts from Qumran and related materials which he co-authored with D. J. Harrington, A Manual of Palestinian Aramaic Texts.