Aramaic - Ancient Semitic Language
Aramaic is an ancient Semitic language.
The Aramaic Language
An introduction to the ancient semitic language of Aramaic, which still survives as a spoken language in small communities in Syria, Iraq, Turkey, and Iran.
History of Aramaic
Aramaic served for about a thousand years as the official language of the Near East, officially beginning with the conquests of the Assyrian Empire. Also see Aramaic-English lexicon.