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

By Eleonora Cussini

A trip to Palmyra originates from the need to recollect Delbert R. Hillers, who significantly contributed together with his paintings to Palmyrene reports. although, it isn't intended simply as a memorial quantity, yet as a learn instrument. It includes 13 papers via students within the box of Palmyrene reports and Semitics targeting various facets of Palmyrene historical past, social background, artwork, archaeology and philology, with e-book of newly stumbled on inscriptions. It bargains a cutting-edge dialogue on numerous concerns referring to the sector of Palmyrene stories, and illustrates methodologies to be hired so one can raise our wisdom of the advanced and multifaceted tradition of historic Palmyra and of neighbouring components. Readership: students and scholars - undergraduates and graduates - within the box of Semitics, Classics, historic historical past, Archaeology and artwork, religious study, and all these attracted to the heritage of historical Palmyra.

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Acts of Thomas (ed. Wright), p. 201, mtaqqn§n§ d-kulh¿n bery§t§, and 6 7 Compare Blau 1970, p. 58, note 17. See Swain 1993, pp. 157-164. 16 sebastian p. 4, b§rÙy§ d-kull wa-mtaqqn§n§ (corresponding to 6@F:@B@4Î< 6"Â *0:4@LD(`< Jä< Ó8T<). ” In the Syro-Roman Law Book qwrãwr (< 6@LDVJTD < curator) is used. (28) The abstract, "pmlãw, “curatorship” (DNWSI, 97; BA 111-112), based on the previous word, occurs both in the singular construct, "pmlãwt, in PAT 0314 (of AD 134/5), and in the plural absolute, "pmlwãn (an error for "pmlãwn) in PAT 0322 (second century AD).

29 On Ummadabu, a brt Èry “freedwoman,” see below. 31 This is perhaps the case of Ummu, daughter of Bassa, known to us thanks to two cession texts from the Tomb of Maliku. In AD 213, her father, together with his brother had bought six niches from the descendants of the builder of the tomb (PAT 0048). She might have inherited from him these niches or at least some of them. Later on, in AD 257 Ummu bought four niches from Dadion, son of Habbay (PAT 0053), while ten years later, in AD 267, she sold two niches to Julius Aurelius Agathona (PAT 0054).

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.

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