Tag: aramaic script

Understanding the Alphabet of the Dead Sea Scrolls

04/03 | Martin Heide reviews “Understanding the Alphabet of the Dead Sea Scrolls—Development, Chronology, Dating” by Ada Yardeni.   Read more…

Posted in Reviews.

Word Play

05/15 | In the Hebrew Bible there are clear indications that writing was often thought to have tangible, even magical, properties.   Read more…

Posted in Artifacts and the Bible.

Precursor to Paleo-Hebrew Script Discovered in Jerusalem

05/09 | Alan Millard examines the Proto-Canaanite script of the earliest alphabetic text ever found in Jerusalem. What can it tell us about literacy during the time of David and Solomon?   Read more…

Posted in Inscriptions.

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