The Masoretes were crucial in preserving the biblical text which had been handed down to them. They also developed a system of punctuation, accents and critical marks which gave additional information as to word sounds, word counts and bibliographic information.
The Biblia Hebraica Stuttgarttensia is the recommended bible to accompany this course. Students may also find ‘a guide to BHS’ invaluable for this course
BOOKLET- MASORETIC STUDIES