What is the Persian alphabet called?

What is the Persian alphabet called?

Pahlavi alphabet

Which script was introduced by the Persians?

cuneiform script

Is Persian a dead language?

Of course not, because Modern Persian is spoken by most everybody in Iran and Afghanistan. But of course there are earlier development stages of Persian such as Avestan or Middle Persian that are now dead.

Who are the 5 main prophets?

5) The first prophet was Adam, who was also the first man, created by Allah in his image. Others were Ibrahim (Abraham), Isma'il (Ishmael), Musa (Moses). Dawud (David), Isa (Jesus) and Muhammad.

Why is it called the major prophets?

These books are centred on a prophet, traditionally regarded as the author of the respective book. The term "major" refers only to their length, in distinction to the Twelve Minor Prophets, whose books are much shorter and grouped together as a single book in the Hebrew Bible.

What are the 11 books of ketuvim?

An ancient tradition, preserved in the Babylonian Talmud, prescribed the following order for the Ketuvim: Ruth, Psalms, Job, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Solomon, Lamentations, Daniel, Esther, Ezra (which included Nehemiah), and I and II Chronicles.

What does Talmud mean?

The Hebrew term Talmud (“study” or “learning”) commonly refers to a compilation of ancient teachings regarded as sacred and normative by Jews from the time it was compiled until modern times and still so regarded by traditional religious Jews.

What does ketuvim mean?

Ketuvim (/kətuːˈviːm, kəˈtuːvɪm/; Biblical Hebrew: כְּתוּבִים‎ Kəṯûḇîm, "writings") is the third and final section of the Tanakh (Hebrew Bible), after Torah (instruction) and Nevi'im (prophets).