Aramaic and Hebrew Inscriptions from Mt. Gerizim and Samaria Between Antiochus III and Antiochus IV Epiphanes

BRILL, 20.01.2012 - 200 Seiten
The theme of the book stands on the intersection of epigraphy and historical research: the Aramaic and Hebrew inscriptions discovered in the vicinity of the Yahwistic sanctuary on Mt. Gerizim and their historical background. The study addresses the evidence from three perspectives: the paleography and dating of the inscriptions; the identity of the community who carved them and its institutions; and, finally, the larger historical and political context in which the inscriptions were produced. This book is particularly useful for historians of Palestine in the Second Temple period, for biblical scholars, and for those dealing with Aramaic and Hebrew paleography and epigraphy.

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I Scripts of the Inscriptions from Mt Gerizim
II Identity
III Southern Levant between Antiochus III and Antiochus IV Epiphanes
General Conclusion
Aramaic Script from Mt Gerizim

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Jan Du ek, Ph.D. (2005) in History and Archaeology of Ancient Worlds, cole Pratique des Hautes tudes, Paris, works as researcher at the Centre for Biblical Studies of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic and the Charles University in Prague. He has published on the history of Samaria including "Les manuscrits aram ens du Wadi Daliyeh et la Samarie vers 450-332 av. J.-C." (Brill, 2007).

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