Aramaic Studies

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Arameans

Aramaean States (including relations with Israel)

Place of Aramaic within the Northwest Semitic Languages

Aramaic Dialects (General Surveys)

Bibliographies

Old Aramaic and Official Aramaic

Collections of Inscriptions

Standard Collections

Corpus Inscriptionum Semiticarum

Periodicals devoted to Semitic epigraphy:

Dictionaries, etc.

Grammars

Palaeography

Studies

Onomastics

Bibliography

Some Important Individual Texts or Archives

Old Aramaic

Tel Fekheriye [S. A. Kaufman and Fitzmyer, J., Eds., An Aramaic Bibliography, Part I: Old, Official, and Biblical Aramaic. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1991.  Pp.36–37]
Studies
Bibliography
Zincirli [S. A. Kaufman and Fitzmyer, J., Eds., An Aramaic Bibliography, Part I: Old, Official, and Biblical Aramaic. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1991.  Pp.14–17, 20]
Bibliography
Tel Dan
Sefire [S. A. Kaufman and Fitzmyer, J., Eds., An Aramaic Bibliography, Part I: Old, Official, and Biblical Aramaic. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1991.  Pp.17–19]
Deir ‘Alla [S. A. Kaufman and Fitzmyer, J., Eds., An Aramaic Bibliography, Part I: Old, Official, and Biblical Aramaic. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1991.  Pp.23–24]
Reviews
Studies
Bibliography
Barhadad [S. A. Kaufman and Fitzmyer, J., Eds., An Aramaic Bibliography, Part I: Old, Official, and Biblical Aramaic. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1991.  P.11]
Miscellaneous

Official Aramaic

Adon Letter [S. A. Kaufman and Fitzmyer, J., Eds., An Aramaic Bibliography, Part I: Old, Official, and Biblical Aramaic. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1991. P.54]; KAI 2662
Elephantine
Primary
Studies
Arsham Archive
Hermopolis Letters
Saqqara
On Aramaic texts from Egypt in General
Persepolis [S. A. Kaufman and Fitzmyer, J., Eds., An Aramaic Bibliography, Part I: Old, Official, and Biblical Aramaic. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1991. Pp. 165–166]
Arad [S. A. Kaufman and Fitzmyer, J., Eds., An Aramaic Bibliography, Part I: Old, Official, and Biblical Aramaic. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1991. P.29], Idumaea
Teima [S. A. Kaufman and Fitzmyer, J., Eds., An Aramaic Bibliography, Part I: Old, Official, and Biblical Aramaic. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1991. Pp.149–158]
Samaria Papyri [S. A. Kaufman and Fitzmyer, J., Eds., An Aramaic Bibliography, Part I: Old, Official, and Biblical Aramaic. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1991. P.30]
Inscriptions from Asia Minor
P.Amherst 63 (Aramaic in Demotic script)
Seal Inscriptions, etc.

Middle Aramaic

Biblical Aramaic

Dictionaries

Grammars

Studies

Commentaries

Aramaic Texts Of The Hellenistic Period

Asoka’s Edict [ArBib p.166–169]

Qumran Aramaic

Collection of texts [list of Aramaic fragments in J. Fitzmyer, A Wandering Aramean: Collected Aramaic Essays. Chico: Scholars Press, 1979. Pp. 101–102]

Main editions of individual texts

Studies on Qumran Aramaic

Palestinian Inscriptions and Documents (Roman Period)

Collections of Texts

Studies

Aramaic In First Century Palestine

Aramaic and New Testament Studies

Nabataean

Dictionaries and Grammar

Main Collections of Texts

General background

Palmyrene

Dictionaries

Grammars

Collections of Texts

General background

Hatra

Dictionary

Texts

Grammatical studies

General background

Proto-Syriac (1st–3rd cent. AD)

Texts

Grammatical studies etc.

General background

Other Inscriptions of the Parthian Period

Gulf

Caucasus

Ideograms

Nisa

LATE ARAMAIC

JEWISH PALESTINIAN ARAMAIC

Dictionaries (also for Jewish Babylonian Aramaic)

Grammars, etc.

Linguistic Surveys

Some Texts

Inscriptions

General

Samaritan Aramaic

Grammars

Dictionary

Texts

Inscriptions (mostly in Hebrew, but a few Aramaic)
Targum
Memar Marqah
Defter (oldest part of liturgy)
Asatir
Melis (Hebrew/Aramaic/Arabic Lexicon)

General

Bibliography

Christian Palestinian Aramaic (CPA)

Dictionary

Grammars, etc.

Texts

General

Bibliography

Jewish Babylonian Aramaic

Dictionaries, etc. [see also under G1]

Grammars, etc.

Inscriptions

General

Zohar

Syriac

Dictionaries

For Beginners
Standard European Works
Oriental Works

Grammars

Introductory
Reference Grammars

Histories of Syriac Literature

Inscriptions

Bibliographical Aids

Mandaean

Dictionary

Grammars

Texts

General

Modern Aramaic

General

Western Dialects (Ma‘lula, Bah‘a, Jubb ‘Addin, in Syria)

Dictionary

Grammars, etc.

Texts

General

Central Dialects (Tur ‘Abdin, Mlahso)

Dictionaries

Grammars, etc.

Texts

General

North-Eastern Dialects

Jewish

Grammars, etc.
Texts
General

Christian: Urmia group

Dictionaries
Grammars, etc.
Texts
General

Christian: Mosul group

Grammars, etc.
Texts

Christian: Hertevin

Eastern Dialects: Modern Mandaic

Grammar

Texts

Bibliography