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Biblical Accents: Babylonian
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1. Historical Background

As with the Biblical vocalization system and the Masorah, the accentuation system is represented by three different traditions: the Tiberian (Biblical Accents: Cantillation; Biblical Accents: Prosody; Biblical Accents: Musical Dimension; Biblical Accents: Relation to Exeg…

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Shoshany, Ronit, “Biblical Accents: Babylonian”, in: Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics, Edited by: Geoffrey Khan. Consulted online on 30 November 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2212-4241_ehll_EHLL_SIM_000518>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004176423

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