Aramaic Background

Aramaic is considered by many linguists a group of related languages rather than one specific language. As such it has a long history, dating as far back as 1100 BC, extensive literature, and it’s used by different religious communities: Christians, Jews, Mandaeans and Muslims. Historically, it had three stages: Old Aramaic, which includes Biblical Aramaic of the Hebrew Bible and Jesus, Middle Aramaic, and Modern Aramaic, currently considered endangered as in many regions it is being replaced by Modern Hebrew and Modern Arabic. As a

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