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Author: Unknown
Publisher: Forgotten Books
Keywords: magic, semitic
Number of Pages: 359
ISBN-10: 1440065357
ISBN-13: 9781440065354

Author: John F. Healey
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: alphabet
Number of Pages: 68
Published: 1990
ISBN-10: 0520073096
ISBN-13: 9780520073098

00 In this generously illustrated book, John Healey outlines the basic principles of the early alphabet and describes the first attempts at alphabetic writing in the Semitic languages. In this generously illustrated book, John Healey outlines the basic principles of the early alphabet and describes the first attempts at alphabetic writing in the Semitic languages.

Author: Joshua Blau
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: modern, revival, semitic, languages, differences, arabic, hebrew, standard, renaissance, parallels
Number of Pages: 272
Published: 1981
ISBN-10: 0520095480
ISBN-13: 9780520095489

Author: William O. Oldson
Publisher: American Philosophical Society
Keywords: nineteenth, century, romania, polity, nationalism, anti, semitism, providential
Number of Pages: 194
Published: 1991
ISBN-10: 0871691930
ISBN-13: 9780871691934

William O. Oldson. Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society, Vol. 193. Paper. 6 x 9. Illus. $20. Scholarly examination of Romania's treatment of its Jewish population with an emphasis on nineteenth-century politics (Congress of Berlin) & intellectual decisions that affected twentieth-century policies--especially Romania's attitude towards Germany. Although called "the most anti-Semitic country in Europe," why did Romania's Jews survive the Holocaust in greater numbers than others?

Author: Hussein D. Hassan
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: minorities, religious, ethnic, iran
Number of Pages: 14
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 143793806X
ISBN-13: 9781437938067

Iran is home to approximately 70.5 million people who are ethnically, religiously, and linguistically diverse. The central authority is dominated by Persians who constitute 51% of Iranżs population. Iranians speak diverse Indo-Iranian, Semitic, Armenian, and Turkic languages. The state religion is Shia, Islam. Contents of this report: (1) Recent Developments; (2) Background; (3) Persian Dominance; (4) Under the Islamic Regime: History of Ethnic Grievances; Ethnic Unrest; (5) Major Ethnic Minority Groups: Azeris; Kurds; Arabs; Baluchis; (6) Religious Minority Groups: Sunni Muslims; Bahażis; C

Author: Ernst Ettisch
Publisher: Branden Books
Keywords: astronomic, concepts, ancient, symbols, vowels, consonants, hebrew
Number of Pages: 188
Published: 1987-12-01
ISBN-10: 0828318832
ISBN-13: 9780828318839

Philology regards Hebrew as one of many Semitic languages. However, Hebrew writing as we encounter it in the Bible displays a number of characteristics that induce us to concede a special position to Hebrew script. It contains, for example, an abundance of musical notations which led to Hebrew being called 'the most musical language in the world'. A thorough study of Hebrew shows that in its writing and grammar it symbolically represents the Pythagorean idea of the harmony of the spheres, of the singing of the stars. The author presents the cosmic notations which the ancients connected with vo

Author: Dik Van Arkel
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Keywords: growth, anti, jewish, stereotypes, analysis, historical, mark, cain, social, drawing
Number of Pages: 593
Published: 2009-11-15
ISBN-10: 908964041X
ISBN-13: 9789089640413

Anti-Semitism is an exceptional historical phenomenon whose history extends at least two millennia into the past, as its discriminatory vitriol affecting many countries and a wide range of societies. Yet despite that history, the conditions of anti-Semitism are not universal. Many countries have no tradition of anti-Semitic thought, and even in those nations where anti-Semitism periodically rears its head, there have been long periods when it was nearly dormant. This definitive study tackles the complex roots and manifestations of anti-Semitism over the centuries, tracing the rise of anti-Jewi
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