4.1.3.2.1 Hebrew and Aramaic Palaeography (Ancient)
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Part of 4 Science and Technology - 4.1 Scientific Methodologies and Technology - 4.1.3 Analysis and Reconstruction - 4.1.3.2 Palaeography

As typically defined, palaeography is the study of ancient forms of handwriting. This field of study involves the deciphering of ancient written texts, the characterizing and classifying of scripts, styles, and hands, as well as the dating and localizing of manuscripts on the basis of their handwriting. The ancient manuscripts of books of the Hebrew Bible, stemming from the Hel…

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Drew Longacre and Eibert Tigchelaar, “4.1.3.2.1 Hebrew and Aramaic Palaeography (Ancient)”, in: Textual History of the Bible, General Editor Armin Lange. Consulted online on 24 June 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2452-4107_thb_COM_225895>
First published online: 2017



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