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Author Schniedewind, William M.

Title The Finger of the Scribe : How Scribes Learned to Write the Bible
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press USA - OSO, 2019
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Description 1 online resource (249 pages)
Summary The Finger of the Scribe summarizes the evidence for how, when, and where scribes learned to write ancient Israel. Putting together new data from archaeological excavations as well as new interpretations from ancient inscriptions, this book pieces together early education and shows how that education influenced the writing of biblical literature
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Subject Hebrew language -- Writing -- Study and teaching -- History -- To 1500
Scribes, Jewish -- Education
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0190052473