Old Testament and Semitic Languages

The department of Old Testament and Semitic Linguistics focusses on the linguistic analysis, the literary classification and theological significance of the Old Testament , as well as the history of culture of ancient Israel up until the time of Hellenism. [About the image.]

Department

 Chair

Prof. Dr. Sonja Ammann, Assistant professor for Old Testament

Titular professor
Prof. Dr. phil. Hanna Jenni, Titular professor for Egyptology and Semitic Linguistics

Assistant / PostDoc
Dr. theol. Nesina Grütter 



Assistant
Dipl. theol. Helge Bezold

Research Associates
Dr. Stephen Michael Germany
Dr. Oskar Kaelin
Dr. Julia Rhyder

Tutorial Assistant
Anja Preiswerk, stud. theol.

Emeriti

Prof. em. Dr. theol. Dr. h.c. Ernst Jenni, Ordinarius für Altes Testament und Semitische Sprachwissenschaft 1958-1997. Siehe auch Jenni.
Prof. em. Dr. theol. Hans-Peter Mathys, Ordinarius für Altes Testament und Semitische Sprachwissenschaft 1997-2017. Siehe auch Mathys.

News

Lecture, 29.03.2019
Diverging Memories and Memorializing: Jewish, Greek, and Egyptian Perspectives on Inter-Ethnic Violence in Greco-Roman Egypt
Prof. Dr. Sylvie Honigman
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Alttestamentlich-semitistisches Kolloquium FS 2019
Programm

Symposium, 12.–13.04.2019
Von Elephantine bis Ugarit
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Intensive Course, 4–7 June 2019
Judeans in Babylonia: The Babylonian Exile in Cuneiform Texts
Dr. Tero Alstola, University of Helsinki
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Project

Transforming Memories of Collective Violence
Auftaktveranstaltung mit Projektvorstellung und Vortrag

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