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Dr Hector M. Patmore 


Dr Hector Patmore
Position:Lecturer in Hebrew and Judaism

Telephone:+44 (0)29 208 79313
Extension:79313
Location:John Percival Building, Room 5.13

Research Interests

Translation and interpretation of the Hebrew Bible in Antiquity

Selected Publications

Patmore, Hector M., Adam, Satan, and the King of Tyre. The Interpretation of Ezekiel 28:11-19 in Late Antiquity (Jewish and Christian Perspectives 20; Leiden: Brill, 2012).

Patmore, Hector M. and J. Tanja, ‘Initial Observations Concerning the Text of Targum Samuel Preserved in European Liturgical Manuscripts.’ In A. Houtman, H.M. Kirn, and E. van Staalduine-Sulman (eds), A Jewish Targum in a Christian World (Jewish and Christian Perspectives; Leiden: Brill, in press).

Patmore, Hector M., ‘The Translation of Demons in Targum Jonathan.’ In J. Dochhorn and B. Wold (eds), Unaccommodated Evil: The Crisis of Monotheism in Late Antiquity (Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament II; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, in press).

Patmore, Hector M., ‘The Transmission of Targum Jonathan in the West: Initial Results from the Mixed Western Textual Group.’ Aramaic Studies 10 (2012), pp. 23-52.

Patmore, Hector M., ‘The Marginal Notes to the Targum Text of Codex Reuchlinianus No. 3.’ Aramaic Studies 10 (2012), pp. 53-85.

Research Projects

I have recently completed a project examining the manuscripts of Targum Jonathan to the books of Samuel, which will be published as a monograph in due course.

I am now working on a revised edition of The Dead Sea Scrolls Study Edition (Leiden: Brill) and a French translation, with commentary, of Targum Jonathan.

I am also coordinating an international collaboration examining the ‘Evil Inclination’ (Hebrew: yetser ha-ra) within Judaism and its impact on early Christian thought and participating in an international research network focusing on demons and the Devil in late Antiquity.

Research Centre

Centre For Late Antique Religion & Culture

Additional Information

Current teaching:

RT2104/05 - Introduction to Biblical Hebrew & Further Biblical Hebrew

RT2201/02 - Classical Hebrew I & Classical Hebrew II

RT2306 - Judaism: Ancient, Medieval, and Modern