ABOUT EEP TALSTRA CENTRE FOR BIBLE AND COMPUTER

The Eep Talstra Centre for Bible and Computer is a research center at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Faculty of Theology. The ETCBC develops and maintains an advanced syntactic database of the Hebrew Bible and researches issues related to Ancient Hebrew, Aramaic, and Syriac syntax and exegesis by applying computational and statistical methods.

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MASTER OF ARTS

The ETCBC offers an MA specialization in Biblical Studies and Digital Humanities.

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Text-hierarchic trees in the ETCBC database

Textual hierarchy The topmost linguistic level in the ETCBC analysis deals with textual hierarchy: decoding the linguistic cohesion of a written text. The point of departure is the assumption that a text is not just a linear arrangement of clauses, but that these...

Upcoming Spring Colloquiums

The ETCBC would like to welcome all who are interested to our upcoming colloquiums throughout the Spring semester. We will have a variety of speakers, touching on topics such as Hebrew vocabulary training and statistical approaches to diachronic Hebrew language...