New PDF release: A Journey to Palmyra: Collected Essays to Remember Delbert

By Eleonora Cussini

ISBN-10: 1433705486

ISBN-13: 9781433705489

ISBN-10: 9004124187

ISBN-13: 9789004124189

A trip to Palmyra originates from the will to recollect Delbert R. Hillers, who tremendously contributed along with his paintings to Palmyrene reviews. despite the fact that, it's not intended simply as a memorial quantity, yet as a examine instrument. It includes 13 papers through students within the box of Palmyrene reports and Semitics targeting diversified elements of Palmyrene background, social historical past, artwork, archaeology and philology, with book of newly found inscriptions. It deals a state of the art dialogue on a number of concerns relating the sector of Palmyrene stories, and illustrates methodologies to be hired with a view to bring up our wisdom of the advanced and multifaceted tradition of old Palmyra and of neighbouring components. Readership: students and scholars - undergraduates and graduates - within the box of Semitics, Classics, historical historical past, Archaeology and artwork, bible study, and all these attracted to the historical past of historical Palmyra.

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The Syriac counterpart, 11 Brock 1967, p. 409. 20 sebastian p. g. Letter of Cosmas to Symeon the Stylite (ed. Bedjan 1890, IV, p. 646); Syro-Roman Law Book, para. 145 (ed. 148). 12 (55) B"

Gawlikowski 1990, pp. 2621-2623 and 2648-2649. al-As’ad–Gawlikowski 1986-1987. Yon 2002, pp. 75-78. 8 k. al-as"ad, f. -b. yon Fig. 1. Jar containing tesserae (Photo: Palmyra Museum) Fig. 2. Foundations of the Arßu temple (Photo: Palmyra Museum) TESSERAE Fig. 3. PAT 2174 (= RTP 174) Private collection, face a sacred banquets and the 9 Fig. 4. PAT 2174 (= RTP 174) Private collection, face b 10 k. al-as"ad, f. -b. yon sacred banquets and the TESSERAE 11 GREEK AND LATIN WORDS IN PALMYRENE INSCRIPTIONS: A COMPARISON WITH SYRIAC SEBASTIAN P.

18 Foundation inscriptions mentioning women are: 16 See also PAT 1705, badly preserved inscription on altar offered to Allat by a woman, name lost. : PAT 1216 and other cases. 22 A peculiar funerary inscription is PAT 0528, written on a tablet placed on the wall of the already cited Tomb of the Three Brothers in the South-West necropolis. ” There are other copies of the same inscription, all undated, originating from this tomb: they are PAT 0529 and PAT 0540. This woman, Julia Aurelia Batmalku, daughter of Zabdibol son of ‘a#iday is known to us thanks to a cession text carved on the door jamb of the same tomb (PAT 0527).

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