This course is intended to lead students through the reading and comprehension of Biblical Hebrew narrative (e.g. Ruth). Through in-depth examination of the Hebrew verbal sentence, students will improve their proficiency in recognizing the new verb forms and stems that will be encountered in reading. The student is required to perform the exercises in the manual. The course is evaluated through periodic tests, including the end of semester test, which will replace the final exam. Word Order in Verbal Sentences; Interrogative Sentences; The Numerals; The Remaining Stems and Perfects not covered in Biblical Hebrew 1; Qal Imperfect; Imperfects of Remaining Stems; Imperfects with Waw Consecutive; Imperative; Infinitive Construct and Infinitive Absolute; Forms of Participles.
Kelley P.H., Biblical Hebrew. An Introductory Grammar (Grand Rapids-Michigan, Eerdmans 1992); Niccacci A.-Pazzini M., Il Rotolo di Rut. Analisi del testo ebraico (Jerusalem, 2001).