Reflections on Abu Rumi’s Amharic Translation of the Book of Ruth

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Mulugetta, Meley;
(2012)
  • Publisher: Universität Hamburg, Hiob Ludolf Centre for Ethiopian Studies
  • Journal: Aethiopica (issn: 2194-4024, eissn: 2194-4024)
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  • Subject: Ethiopian Studies | Manuscripts; Philology; Ge'ez; Bible; Book of Ruth; Abu Rumi | ddc:090 | ddc:220 | ddc:230 | ddc:400

This article will look at Abu Rumi’s Amharic rendering of the Book of Ruth with close comparison to the ancient and modern versions of the Bible, especially the Gǝ’ǝz, the Masoretic and the Septuaginta texts. The article will also look at the extent of Abu Rumi’s close ... View more