Confucius: The Essential Analects by Edward Slingerland

By Edward Slingerland

This variation is going past others that principally depart readers to their very own units in figuring out this cryptic paintings, by means of offering an entre into the textual content that parallels the normal chinese language method of imminent it: along Slingerland's beautiful rendering of the paintings are his translations of a variety of vintage chinese language commentaries that make clear tough passages, offer historic and cultural context, and invite the reader to contemplate a variety of interpretations. the suitable scholar version, this quantity additionally features a basic creation, notes, a number of appendices—including a thesaurus of technical phrases, references to trendy Western scholarship that time the best way for extra research, and an annotated bibliography.

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Groß, Zur syntaktischen Struktur des Vorfeldes im hebräischen Verbalsatz, in: ZAH 7 (1994), 203 – 214. “. . ¹ Die Begriffe Aufstiegs- und Thronfolgegeschichte werden zwar weithin als selbstverständlich gebraucht, zugleich gibt es jedoch erhebliche Divergenzen. Relativ große Einigkeit besteht über das Ende des Ganzen in 1Kön 2 mit der Thronbesteigung durch Salomo und andererseits darin, dass die Davidgeschichte wohl in etwa mit der Einführung Davids in 1Sam 16,14 ff. beginnen muss. ² Mit diesen Unklarheiten verschwimmt aber nicht nur das jeweilige Profil der beiden Erzählzusammenhänge, sondern es wird das ganze Konzept fraglich.

Hertzberg, Die Samuelbücher (ATD 10), Göttingen 1952/1986, 81, behauptet, und sie ist auch nicht nur „a figure representing responsible adulthood“, D. V. Edelman, Saul, in: ABO V, 1992, 992.  Pseudo-Hieronymus wendet sich damit gegen eine andere Verlegenheitslösung, nämlich dass sich die Angabe auf Ischboschet bezöge, der damals ein Jahr alt gewesen wäre. „Non de Ishboshet filio Saul sed de eodem Saulo hoc dictum est. “ A. Saltman, PseudoJerome. Quaestiones on the Book of Samuel (SPB 26), Leiden 1975, 84.

Nh = Jahr aus nh = 52), sind zwar „geistvoll, aber nicht überzeugend“, so mit Recht Stoebe, KAT 8/1, 242 Anm. 1. Chr. belegt, J. Friberg; Numbers and Counting, ABD IV, 1992, 1145. Im 2. oder auch 3. Jh. Chr. wäre eine eventuell vorhandene chronologische Angabe zu Saul gewiss bekannt und verbreitet gewesen. Dass eine solche bekannte Angabe durch bloßes Abschreibversehen oder Fehllesung verloren ging, ist undenkbar.  Vgl. Barthelemy, CTAT, 176; Stoebe, KAT 8/1, 242.  So z. B. F. AT 9), Zürich 1981, 81.

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