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From:Dr. Peter E. Tarlow <tourism@...>
Date:Saturday, September 8, 2007, 13:03
You are correct regarding Aramaic. I was thinking about it as a daily
language and considering the Talmudic variety which I read (with
difficulty). Bottom line is that you are correct. Thanks

>Peter, Great to have you with us! >BTW, there are still Aramaic speakers, not of Classical Aramaic, but >descended dialects spoken by ca. 200 000 speakers, mostly Jews an >Christians, in remote mountainous areas of the middle east, near Damaskus, >in eastern Turkey an near Lake Urmia. Several very distinct dialects and the >dialects of Jews and Christians are quite different, even if spoken in >relative geographical proximity. >Dan >
-- Dr. Peter Tarlow 1218 Merry Oaks, College Station, Texas, 77840-2609, USA. Telephone: +1 (979) 764-8402.