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Ausgabe:

November/2016

Spalte:

1199–1201

Kategorie:

Judaistik

Autor/Hrsg.:

Legrand, Thierry, and Jan Joosten[Eds.]

Titel/Untertitel:

The Targums in the Light of Traditions of the Second Temple Period.

Verlag:

Leiden u. a.: Brill 2014. 260 S. = Supplements to the Journal for the Study of Judaism, 167. Geb. EUR 117,00. ISBN 978-90-04-26954-5.

Rezensent:

Gudrun (Eli) Lier

This volume deals with the question of Aramaic Bible translation (Targum) of which the roots reach back into the Second Temple Period. The editors, Thierry Legrand and Jan Joosten, have both published extensively; respectively, in the field of ancient Judaism and Targums literature, and on the Septuagint. In three main cat-egories, Targumim and Targumisms, Comparative Approaches, and Thematic Issues, they present a whole spectrum of research on Aramaic Bible translation. Among the ten contributors are best specialists of diverse Targum literature as well as specialists of various Second Temple writings. While the axioms and methodologies of these international scholars vary, their common aim is to connect the Jewish Targums to earlier sources and traditions. They address a ...


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