Walter de Gruyter, 2010 - Literary Criticism - 694 pages
Anyone involved in the study of ancient Iudaea/Palaestina and its vicinity has felt the need for a comprehensive work containing all the inscriptions in various languages found in the region. The lack of such a work was all the more regrettable, as the material concerns not only those interested in the region, but also students of a great variety of related subjects, such as the history of the ancient Near East, ancient Jewish history and early Christianity, and, of course, historians of the Hellenistic,Roman and Byzantine periods. The inscriptions are presented within their specific context, and complemented by a translation and commentary; where available, the texts are accompanied by a reproduction.
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Aramaic inscription Atiqot Autopsy Avigad back side Bagatti Beth Shemesh Bibl Bieberstein Bloedhorn burial cave Clermont-Ganneau Comm crit cursive Jewish script Dominus Flevit E. L. Sukenik fašade ornamented Findspot flat lid formal Jewish script fragment Funerary Customs gabled lid Graicer Greek inscription Hachlili Hebr Hebrew Hebrew/Aramaic inscription IAA inv Ilan inscribed ossuaries Inscription in formal inscription incised Israel Museum Jerusalem Jewish Quarter Excavations JJP/HM JPCI Kidron Valley Klein Kloner letters Lexicon LGPN loculi long sides lunate sigma Mariam Mazar Meas Mount of Olives Mount Scopus MPAT Naveh Necropolis ostracon Photo Plain limestone ossuary Pres Puech Rahmani red wash Rockefeller Museum rough-finished samekh shallowly incised Shalom Shimʿon short side six-petaled rosettes Stone weight Temple Mount tomb Translit w-shaped omega Yehosef Yehuda zigzag frame Zissu רב