Leaves from an Epigrapher`s Notebook: Collected Papers in Hebrew and West Semitic Palaeography [Paleography] and Epigraphy.  

Author Cross, Frank Moore
Place of Publication Winona Lake, Indiana
Publication Name Eisenbrauns
Year 2003
Language(s) English
RARE collection of 55 papers in Hebrew and West Semitic epigraphy by Frank Moore Cross, Jr. (1921-2012), the Hancock Professor of Hebrew and Other Oriental Languages Emeritus at Harvard University, notable for his work in the interpretation of the Dead Sea Scrolls, his 1973 magnum opus `Canaanite Myth and Hebrew Epic`, and his work in Northwest Semitic epigraphy. Many of his essays on the latter topic have since been collected in `Leaves from an Epigrapher`s Notebook`, revised especially for this book. The papers are divided into five sections: Palaeography, Transjordanian Epigraphy, Hebrew Inscriptions, Aramaic Texts, Old Canaanite and Phoenician Inscriptions. Contains many b&w plates, indices of modern authors and of texts (Biblical references, Targumic literature, Greek and Roman authors, texts from the Judaean Desert, Arrowheads and other inscriptions). 280x220mm. XX+371 pages. Green cloth Hardcover with gilt front cover and spine. Cover corners rubbed. Front cover bottom edge bumped. Spine wrinkled. Spine edges bumped. edges and hinges rubbed. [SUMMARY]: This extremely rare collection of papers by one of the leading biblical scholars and one of the founders of Qumran studies is otherwise in very good condition.
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Catalog Index Number MA 09 16

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