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The Twelfth International Orion Symposium:
Hebrew in the Second Temple Period: The Hebrew of the Dead Sea Scrolls and of Other Contemporary Sources 29–31 December 2008

The Orion Center joined forces with the Hebrew University’s Eliezer Ben-Yehuda Center for the Study of the History of the Hebrew Language to hold the 12th International Orion Symposium, “Hebrew in the Second Temple Period: The Language of the Dead Sea Scrolls and of Other Contemporary Sources.” This symposium was also the fifth in a series of scholarly meetings on the Hebrew of the Scrolls initiated by Takemitsu Muraoka. Previous gatherings have taken place in Leiden (1995 and 1997), Beer Sheva (1999), and Strasbourg (2006).

The symposium brought together senior and junior scholars from Israel and abroad who research different aspects of the Hebrew language traditions that existed during the Second Temple Period. All the participants dealt with at least one of the following corpora: the Dead Sea Scrolls, the Book of Ben Sira, Tannaitic Hebrew, Samaritan Hebrew, and the Hebrew reflected in Greek transcriptions. Paper topics ranged from grammatical and syntactic issues to studies on the vocabulary of Qumranic and related documents, including the recently published Vision of Gabriel.


GREETINGS PARTICIPANTS
Israel Bartal, Dean, Faculty of Humanities
Steven Fassberg, Director, Orion Center and the Eliezer Ben-Yehuda Center
Avi Hurvitz Festschrift Presentation on Language Studies XI–XII
Moshe Bar-Asher, Hebrew University: “On the Language of the Vision of Gabriel
Emanuel Tov
Ingo Kottsieper
Mats Eskhult
Elisha Qimron
Matthew Morgenstern
Reinhard Kratz
Alexey Yuditsky
Gregor Geiger
Jan Joosten
Pierre van Hecke

Tamar Zewi
Steven Fassberg
Jean-Sébastien Rey
Ursula Schattner-Rieser
Noam Mizrahi
Francesco Zanella
Gary Anderson
Haim Dihi
Avi Hurvitz
David Talshir


IMPORTANT NOTE ABOUT PAPERS
The names listed in bold have complete papers posted.
Papers that appear on this page are unedited, unrevised prepublication versions. They are not to be cited. Copyright belongs to the authors. They will appear eventually in edited, revised versions as part of our proceedings series. Greek and Hebrew texts have not been formatted.

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