A Coptic Grammar: Sahidic Dialect (Porta Linguarum Orientalium #20) (Paperback)

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A Coptic Grammar: Sahidic Dialect (Porta Linguarum Orientalium #20) (Paperback)

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A reference tool for students of the classical dialect of Sahidic which was used in literary texts between the 4th and 8th centuries and was the standard language for orthodox ecclesiastical and monastic Christianity. Layton avoids all jargon and non-standard legal, scientific or magical texts, in order to provide a carefully explained grammar that is easy to use.
Product Details ISBN: 9783447048330
ISBN-10: 3447048336
Publisher: Harrassowitz
Publication Date: December 31st, 2004
Pages: 544
Language: English
Series: Porta Linguarum Orientalium