NEW BOOK FROM EISENBRAUNS:Language Change in the Wake of Empire Syriac in Its Greco-Roman Context by Aaron Michael Butts Linguistic Studies in Ancient West Semitic – LSAWS 11 Description Just arrived, April 11 It is well documented that one of the primary catalysts of intense language contact is the expansion of empire. This is true…

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