The National Hebrew Script up to the Babylonian Exile is Ada Yardeni’s last contribution to the field of Hebrew and West-Semitic paleography. This new and stimulating study by the “Grand Dame of Palaeography” covers sixty-eight inscriptions and fragments from various ancient artifacts. Incredibly well-respected in her field, her last work is a vital contribution to the fields of epigraphy and palaeography.
Topics covered include:
The beginnings of alphabetic writing
The ancient Hebrew script
Inscriptions from the First Temple period to the Babylonian exile
Reference and index
This Carta handbook also includes contributions by Professors Mordechai Cogan and Shmuel Ahituv, as well as a preface by Professor Ahituv.