Re: YR$LM: misc [was Re: [ANE-2] Urusalim vs. Jerusalem
- Ariel L. Szczupak wrote:
> Well, I got the books out (probably forgot some), and then got boggedI have seen at least two, and I think three, 20-page review articles of
> down in Rainey's CAT, which was the obvious first choice :(
> <start rant>
> That's Anson F. Rainey, "Canaanite in the Amarna Tablets: A
> Linguistic Analysis of the Mixed Dialect used by Scribes from
> Canaan", 1995. Publisher? Brill :(
> See http://www.brill.nl/product.asp?ID=2709
> That's 4 volumes weighing 2.6kg, and listing at 736$. That's 283
> $/kg. For comparison, the current price of silver is ~325 $/kg :( [I
> was "lucky" to get them at a "bargain" price of ~500$]
> But that's not really new, and not what drove me mad now. There are 3
> "content" volumes and the fourth is the references and index of
> passages cited.
> There is no topical index and no combined table of contents for the
> three "content" volumes.
> How the @#$% do they think people should use these books? Open them
> at random and expect pearls of wisdom to jump out, like the
> Lubavitcher's letters?
> <end rant>
that opus, each of which contains an entirely different list of
mistakes. I recall the ones by Eva von Dassow and John Huehnergard.
Peter T. Daniels grammatim@...