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762 is doubtful: ' A x c u x a o o c , (? ) j r a p ä ß o a i t o gnvoCg. 34. J. G o o d y a n d j . Watt i n j . Goody, ed. , Literacy in conventional Societies (1968) forty two; see bankruptcy three. 35. For the " B i l e a m " textual content f r o m D e i r A l l a s e e j . H o f t i j z e r and G. van der okay o o i j , Aramaic Texts from Deir Alia (1976); J. A . H a c ok ett, The Balaam textual content from Deir Alla (1984); Der Königsweg (1988) 2 c c c 173 N O T E S T O P A G E S three four - three 6 n o . 157 w i t h b i b l i o g r a p h y ; B u r okay e r t i n D . H e l l h o l m , e d . , Apocalypticism within the Mediterranean global and the close to East (1983) 246; for M o p s o s and Karatepe see C h ap te r 2, " H e p a t o s c o p y , " observe 31. T H E challenge OF L O A N - W O R D S 1. See, e. g. , Vermeule (1971) 185 f. : " I f japanese effect were c o m p a r a t i v e l y contemporary, one m i g h t anticipate the seams t o express, or names and phrases t o were m e r e l y transliterated f r o m one other language. " 2. See I n t r o d u c t i o n at be aware 15. a neighborhood substrate is instantly assumed for attribute M e d i t e r r a n e a n plant life comparable to " w i n e " (Greek woinos, A r a m a i c wajn, H e b r e w jain; see J. P. B r o w n  147151) and " r o s e " ( A r a b i c ward, A r a m a i c werad, Greek (w)rhodon; J. P. B r o w n  eleven, 19 n . i ) . three. RhM forty nine (1894) a hundred thirty, accredited b y H i l l e r v o n G ä r t r i n g e n , RE I I 1887; see above, C h a p t e r i , " O r i e n t a l items i n Greece," notice 15. four. O . H o f f m a n n and A . D e b r u n n e r , Geschichte der griechischen Sprache I (1953 ) 18: "ganz v e r s c h w i n d e n d g e r i n g " ; A . M e i l l e t , Aperçu d'une histoire de l. a. langue grecque (1935 ) fifty six = (1965 ) fifty nine: " n ' a t t e i n t sans d o u t pas l. a. dizaine. " five. Masson (1967) has additionally a survey o f older stories; see additionally H e m m e r d i n g e r (1970); Krause ( 1 nine 7 zero ) — w i t h o u t o r i g i n a l c o n t r i b u tions; J. P. B r o w n (1965), (1968), (1969); Salonen (1974); Szemerényi (1974); i d e m , Gnomon fifty three (1981) 113-116; i d e m , o-o-pe-ro-si: Festschr. E. Risch (1986) 425-450. 6. Cf. L. Deroy, L'emprunt linguistique (1965); R. S c h m i t t , Probleme der Eingliederung fremden Sprachguts in das grammatische procedure einer Sprache, I n n s b r u c ok e r B e i t r ä g e zur Sprachwissenschaft eleven (1973); O t t i n g e r (1981). for instance for the m a n i f o l d degrees and p r o b l e m s of c u l t u r a l b o r r o w i n g s see H . Kahane and R. Kahane, " B y z a n t i u m ' s I m p a c t o n the West: T h e L i n g u i s t i c Evidence," Illinois Classical stories 6 (1981) 389-415. 7. E . g . , E. Boisacq, Dictionnaire étymologique de l. a. langue grecque (1916) V I I : "l'influence sémitique . . . bornée à l ' a d o p t i o n . . . de quelques termes c o m m e r c i a u x " ; A . M e i l l e t , Aperçu (see word four above) fifty five; M a s s o n (1967) 114; she treats kanna, reed, p. forty seven f. b u t forgets kanon, m e a s u r i n g r o d . three four '74 7 N O T E S T O P A G E S three 6 - three eight eight.