Journals Higher Education



Published: 18 January 2010

448 Pages | 21 black & white illus., 1 map

ISBN: 9780199252565

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Textbook of Syrian Semitic Inscriptions, Volume IV

Aramaic Inscriptions and Documents of the Roman Period

John F. Healey

  • Enables understanding of the interface between the Roman and Near Eastern worlds during the first centuries AD
  • Linguistic introduction with comparative study of different Aramaic dialects enhances our knowledge of Aramaic from this period
  • Account of the cultural background illustrates the regional process of Hellenization and Romanization, as well as the survival of pagan cults into the Roman and Byzantine periods