Search for dissertations about: "Semitiska språk - allmänt"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words Semitiska språk - allmänt.

  1. 1. A War of Words

    Author : Torkel Lindquist; Witold ´Witakowski; Bo Isaksson; Ilan Pappé; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Semitic languages - general; terrorism; War on terrorism; defining terrorism; Arabic; Hebrew; terminology of violence; semantics; pragmatics; propaganda; 11 9; ‘the other’; ‘the enemy’; massmedia; press; Israeli press; Arab press; political discourse; extracting a definition from media; Semitiska språk - allmänt; Semitic languages; Semitiska språk; semitiska språk; Semitic Languages;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to come to an understanding of the meanings of words pertaining to acts of political violence in modern Arabic and Hebrew. The semantics of these terms will be established by comparison between the meaning in dictionaries of modern and classical Arabic and Hebrew, the meaning in the Koran and the Bible as well as the meaning we extract from the context in the newspapers where the terminology is found. READ MORE

  2. 2. Comparative Etymological Studies in the Western Neo-Syriac (Turoyo) Lexicon : With Special Reference to Homonyms, Related Words and Borrowings with Cultural Signification

    Author : Aziz Tezel; Bo Isaksson; Jan Retsö; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Semitic languages - general; Etymology; verbal root; verbal stem; radicals; homonyms; borrowing; assimilation; dissimilation.; Semitiska språk - allmänt; Semitic languages; Semitiska språk; semitiska språk; Semitic Languages;

    Abstract : This is a comparative study of words presenting etymological problems in the Western Neo-Syriac (Turoyo) lexicon, with the principal aim of providing new etymological solutions and suggestions and giving an account of the most common linguistic processes by which various changes are carried out in the individual words studied. For the first time all important homonyms in this language are investigated with regard to their origin and use. READ MORE

  3. 3. Gregory Bar-Hebraeus's Commentary on the Book of Kings from his Storehouse of Mysteries : A Critical Edition with an English Translation, Introduction and Notes

    Author : Assad Sauma; Witold Witakowski; Bo Holmberg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Semitic languages - general; Syriac; Biblical Exegesis; Semitiska språk - allmänt; Semitic languages; Semitiska språk;

    Abstract : This study contains a critical edition with an English translation of the commentary on the Book of Kings which is a part of the exegetical work the Storehouse of Mysteries by the West-Syrian scholar John Bar-Hebraeus (1226-1286). The work is based on the oldest surviving manuscript of the Storehouse of Mysteries, manuscript Florence 230 (written 1278), collated with all manuscripts which are older than the 19th century. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Mystery of the House of Royal Women

    Author : Tal Davidovich; Bo Isaksson; Stig Norin; Antti Laato; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Semitic languages - general; concubine; royal women; secondary women; secondary wives; harem; Old Testament; gender; theology; Semitic languages; women in the Old Testament; women in the ancient Near East; Rizpah; Maacah; Abigail; Abishag; royal sons; pilagshim; Semitiska språk - allmänt;

    Abstract : This study focuses on one of the groups of royal women in the OT who were considered the spouses of the king: the group of the royal pilagshim, who had a kind of secondary status in the household.Having pilagshim was not a privilege reserved to the kings, but was also practiced by other leaders, like the forefathers and the judges. READ MORE

  5. 5. Remaining Like a Sword, Alone : Prolegomena

    Author : Jordi Ferrer i Serra; Bo Isaksson; Jan Retsö; Thomas Bauer; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Semitic languages - general; classical Arabic poetry; pre-Islamic; genre; theme; mourning; ritual; elegy; corpus; poetics; non-European literatures; Semitiska språk - allmänt;

    Abstract : According to common scholarly opinion, early Arabic poetry encompasses a distinct genre which laments the dead, and which is the specific Arabic realisation of a universal, cross-culturally widespread genre of lamentation. Moreover, this genre — which commonly is referred to as ‘elegy’, but in the thesis, as ‘threnody’ — is identified with the type of poetry that in Arabic poetics is called riṯāʼ or marṯiya. READ MORE