The National Hebrew Script up to the Babylonian Exile

by Ada Yardeni

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Retail: $112.00
Size: 6 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 216
Pub Date: April 2019
ISBN: 9789652208996
ISBN-13: 9789652208996
Item Number: 208996
Categories: Biblical Studies and Interpretation; Religion and Culture

Product Description

The National Hebrew Script up to the Babylonian Exile is Ada Yardeni’s last contribution to the field of Hebrew and West-Semitic palaeography. This new and stimulating study by the “Grand Dame of Palaeography” covers sixty-eight inscriptions and fragments from various ancient artifacts. Incredibly well-respected in her field, her last work is a vital contribution to the fields of epigraphy and palaeography.

Topics covered include:
• The beginnings of alphabetic writing
• The ancient Hebrew script
• Inscriptions from the First Temple period to the Babylonian exile
• Original drawings
• References & index

This Carta handbook also includes contributions by Professors Mordechai Cogan and Shmuel Ahituv, as well as a preface by Professor Ahituv.

Author Bio

Ada Yardeni received a Ph.D. from Hebrew University of Jerusalem in ancient Semitic languages, paleography, and epigraphy. She is one of the world’s leading authorities on ancient Semitic languages, paleography, and epigraphy and has published several books and numerous articles on these and other subjects.