Studia semitica (Orientalia: Papers of the Oriental inst./ Russ. state univ. for the humanities; Iss. 3)
Twenty-three scholars from Russia and abroad contributed to the present volume with their articles on various aspects of Semitic and Afroasiatic linguistics as well as Ancient Near Eastern philology and Old Testamental studies. The scope of subjects ranges from synchronical linguistic descriptions of living Afroasiatic languages up to studies in Ancient Mesopotamian onomastics and historical phonology of Akkadian. The authors dedicate their articles to the sixtieth anniversary of Prof. A.Yu.Militarev, a prominent figure in Semitic and Afroasiatic comparative lexicography. The volume may be of interest for all specialists in Semitic and Ancient Near Eastern philology and Afroasiatic linguistics.
The article is devoted to the topic Exodus 19.12b - 13b as an Expanded Legal Formula.