When did Hebrew go extinct?
|Extinct||Mishnaic Hebrew extinct as a spoken language by the 5th century CE, surviving as a liturgical language along with Biblical Hebrew for Judaism|
|Revival||Revived in the late 19th century CE. 9 million speakers of Modern Hebrew of which 5 million are native speakers (2017)|
How did the Hebrews fall?
In 722 B.C.E., the northern half of Hebrew lands known as Israel was invaded and mostly destroyed by the Assyrians. The southern half, known as Judea, survived until around 597 B.C.E., when the Babylonians defeated the Judeans and carried most of them back as captives to Babylon.
Is Greek older than Hebrew?
The Greek language is the oldest language in Europe, spoken since 1450 years before Christ. … The Hebrew language is about 3000 years old.
Who do the Jews worship?
Traditionally, Judaism holds that Yahweh, the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob and the national god of the Israelites, delivered the Israelites from slavery in Egypt, and gave them the Law of Moses at biblical Mount Sinai as described in the Torah.