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Title Writing and Ancient Near Eastern Society : Papers in Honour of Alan R. Millard / Edited by Piotr Bienkowski, Christopher Mee, and Elizabeth Slater
Published New York : T & T Clark, [2005]
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Description 1 online resource (319 pages) : illustrations
Series Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament studies ; 426
T & T Clark library of biblical studies
Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament studies ; 426
T & T Clark library of biblical studies.
Contents Migraines d'Épigraphiste / Pierre Bordreuil -- Taimāʼ and Nabonidus : it's a small world / Alasdair Livingstone -- Dresser le bœuf à Ougarit / Dennis Pardee -- Literacy in an oral environment / M.C.A. Macdonald -- Keilschrift versus Alphabetschrift : Überlegungen zu den epigraphs auf Keilschrifttafeln / Wolfgang Röllig -- The writing on the wall : law in Aramaic epigraphy / John F. Healey -- "Misspellings" in cuneiform alphabetic texts from Ugarit : some cases of loss or addition of signs / David T. Tsumura -- Some uses of writing in ancient Israel in the light of recently published inscriptions / Graham Davies -- Now you see it, now you don't! : the monumental use and non-use of writing in the ancient Near East / K.A. Kitchen -- What has Delphi to do with Samaria? : ambiguity and delusion in Israelite prophecy / Daniel I. Block -- Darius' accession in (the) Media / Christopher Tuplin -- "Hazael, son of a nobody" : some reflections in light of recent study / K. Lawson Younger -- 4Q341 : an exercise for spelling and for spells? / George J. Brooke -- The origins of the inscribed Greek stela / John Davies -- Only fragments from the past : the role of accident in our knowledge of the ancient Near East / Alan Millard
Summary This book honors the significant and enduringwork of Old Testament scholar Alan Millard. The contributors to thisfestschrift take up all of his concerns with the relationship betweenwriting, the development and Israel, and ancient Near Eastern society
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Writing -- History.
Middle East -- Civilization -- To 622.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Bienkowski, Piotr.
Mee, C. (Christopher)
Millard, A. R. (Alan Ralph)
Slater, E. A.
LC no. 2005014969
ISBN 0567236129 (electronic bk.)
9780567236128 (electronic bk.)