Multilingualism and the holy tongue. The family of languages -- The holy tongue -- The multilingual context of language selection -- The locus of translation. The terminology of translation -- Chanting the scriptures -- Between Holy Writ and Oral Tora -- Ashurit and alphabet -- Rabbis and translation. Targum in Talmud -- The faces of Aquila.
Comprehensive discussion of how languages and translations were perceived and practised in the multilingual Jewish societies of Late Antiquity.
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