Tag: aramaic script

Word Play

05/15 | Three thousand years ago, when alphabetic writing had just begun to spread across the masses of the ancient Near East, written words were far more than idle marks meant simply   Read more…

Posted in Artifacts and the Bible.

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.

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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