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See, I will Bring a Scroll (Esther Eshel) Hardcover Book, (Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2014) 9783525550625
See, I will Bring a Scroll (Esther Eshel) Hardcover Book, (Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2014) 9783525550625
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Title: 'See, I will bring a scroll recounting what befell me' (Ps 40:8) Epigraphy and Daily Life from the Bible to the Talmud to the Memory of Professor Hanan Eshel

Author: Eshel, Esther Yigal Levin (eds)

Publisher: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht; Publication Date: 2014

Hardcover; ISBN: 9783525550625

Volumes: 1; Pages: 264

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This collection of articles traces, when taken together, daily life in the land of Israel from the First Temple Period through the time of the Talmud, as seen in the various types of inscriptions.In January 2011, the David and Jemima Jeselsohn Epigraphic Center for Jewish History held its second international conference, dedicated to the memory of Professor Hanan Eshel, the founding academic director of the center who passed away in 2010. This collection of articles traces daily life in the land of Israel from the First Temple Period through the time of the Talmud, as seen in the various types of inscriptions from those periods that have been discovered and published. Contributors are M. Schiffman, L.H. Schiffman, S. Ah.ituv, A. Mazar, A.M. Maeir, A. Demsky, L.L. Grabbe, B. Zissu, B. Langford, A. Ecker, U. Rappaport, D. Amit, E. Klein, and H. Mamalya.Table of ContentsBodyPrefaceMarlene Schiffman and Lawrence H. Schiffman: The Contribution of Hanan Eshel to the Study of the Judean Desert DocumentsShmuel A.ituv: Notes on the Kuntillet 'Ajrud InscriptionsI. IntroductionII. Palaeography, Orthography, and LinguisticsIII. Contribution of the Inscriptions to the Study of Israelite ReligionThe 'asherahSyncretism in Kuntillet .Ajrud?LiteracyConclusionsBibliographyShmuel A.ituv and Amihai Mazar: The Inscriptions from Tel Re.ov and their Contribution to the Study of Script and Writing during Iron Age IIACorpus of InscriptionsChronology of the Tel Re.ov InscriptionsNotes to Table 1:Additional Inscriptions from the Tenth and Ninth Centuries BCETenth-Century BCE InscriptionsNinth-Century BCE InscriptionsDiscussionLanguageChronology and Paleographic DevelopmentLiteracyHistory and EpigraphyBibliographyAren M. Maeir and Esther Eshel: Four Short Alphabetic Inscriptions from Late Iron Age IIa Tell e.-.afi/Gath and their Implications for the Development of Literacy in Iron Age Philistia and EnvironsIntroductionArchaeological BackgroundThe Inscriptions and Their ContextThe InscriptionInscription 1 (Fig. 5)ScriptInterpretationInscription 2 (Fig. 6)ScriptInterpretationInscription 3 (Fig. 7)Inscription 4 (Fig.7)ScriptInterpretationDiscussionAaron Demsky: Researching Literacy in Ancient Israel - New Approaches and Recent DevelopmentsDefining minimal literacyOrality and LiteracyThree Early Alphabetic InscriptionsBibliographyLester L. Grabbe: Scribes, Writing, and Epigraphy in the Second Temple Period(1) Information on Jewish Scribes and Scribalism: Biblical and Second Temple Writings(2) Comparative Models: a Personal Secretary and a Village ScribeZenonA Scribe of Ptolemaic Egypt(3) Scribes and TorahEzra the ScribeBen Sira, the Model ScribeOther Possible References in Jewish Literature"Scribes" in the GospelsSummary and ConclusionsBibliographyBoaz Zissu, Boaz Langford, Avner Ecker and Esther Eshel: Aramaic and Latin Graffiti in an Underground Complex at Khirbet .Ar�k H�la - North of Bet GuvrinIntroductionThe Large Olive Press Complex (See plan and sections, Fig. 1 and photos 3-6.)Description of the olive pressDimensions of chamber MThe graffiti and the inscriptions"Maresha-Type" Olive PressesThe Aramaic Inscription (figs. 15, 16)ReadingTranslationThe ScriptCommentaryLine 1DiscussionThe Latin Inscription (figs. 18, 19)TranslationCommentarySummary and DiscussionBibliographyUriel Rappaport: The Inscriptions on the Yehud and the Hasmonean Coins: Historical PerspectivesBibliographyDavid Amit: Jewish Bread Stamps and Wine and Oil Seals from the Late Second Temple, Mishnaic, and Talmudic PeriodsBread Stamps and a Sabbatical-Year Stamp (Fig. 1)A Sabbatical-Year Stamp from CastraAnother Sabbatical-Year Stamp (?) (Fig. 2)Additional Bread Stamps from the Second Temple PeriodStamps from the Late Roman and Byzantine PeriodsWine and Oil SealsSeals for Wine and VinegarThe Eleazar SealThe Grapeskin Wine SealAnother Vinegar Seal (?)An Oil Seal from Alonei Abba (Fig. 5)SummaryBibliographyEitan Klein and Haim Mamalya: Two Dated Christian Burial Inscriptions From The Negev DesertPaleographical observationsThe Sobata (Shivta) InscriptionConclusionsBibliographyTranslationLines 1-2Line 3Lines 3-4Lines 4-6Paleographical observationsPrefaceThe Nessana InscriptionTranslationCommentaryLine 1Line 2Lines 3FiguresShmuel A.ituv: Notes on the Kuntillet 'Ajrud inscriptionsShmuel A.ituv and Amihai Mazar: The Inscriptions from Tel Re.ov and their Contribution to the Study of Script and Writing during Iron Age IIAAren M. Maeir and Esther Eshel: Four Short Alphabetic Inscriptions from Late Iron Age IIA Tell e.-.afi/Gath and their Implications for the Development of Literacy in Iron Age Philistia and EnvironsAaron Demsky: Researching Literacy in Ancient Israel - New Approaches and Recent DevelopmentsBoaz Zissu, Boaz Langford, Avner Ecker and Esther Eshel: Aramaic and Latin Graffiti in an Underground Complex at Khirbet .Ar�k H�la - North of Bet GuvrinDavid Amit: Jewish Bread Stamps and Wine and Oil Seals from the Late Second Temple, Mishnaic, and Talmudic PeriodsEitan Klein and Haim Mamalya: Two dated Christian Burial Inscriptions From the Negev DesertIndex of NamesIndex of Sources
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