Contents Series Foreword / K. C. Hanson Foreword / K. C. Hanson Bibliography (1889-2005)
Preface Introduction Part 1: Orthography and Phonetics I. Orthography II. Phonetics 1. Vowels 2. Consonants Part 2: Morphology I. Nouns 1. Pronouns 2. Nouns in the Strict Sense 3. Numbers as Words 4. Particles II. Verbs 1. The Inflection of Verbs 2. Verbs with Objective Suffixes Part 3: Syntax I. Parts of Speech 1. Nouns 2. Verbs II. Sentence 1. The Simple Sentence 2. Connection with Additional Sentences Table of Mandaean Characters
Theodor Noeldeke K. C. Hanson
Theodor Noeldeke (1836-1930) was a linguist, historian, biblical scholar, and Islamicist of the highest caliber. He taught at the universities of Gottingen, Kiel, and Strasbourg. Among his many publications are 'Compendious Syriac Grammar', 'Sketches from Eastern History', 'The Iranian National Epic', 'Geschichte des Qorans', 'Die alttestamentliche Literatur', and 'Zur Grammatik des classischen Arabisch'.