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ARAMAIC OSTRACA OF THE FOURTH CENTURY BC FROM IDUMAEA
ARAMAIC OSTRACA OF THE FOURTH CENTURY BC FROM IDUMAEA
by Joseph Naveh / Varda Books

The book contains the photographs, transliteration and translation with a commentary of 201 of recently discovered Aramaic ostraca dating 361-311 BC. They are almost exclusive source for the study of the ethnic structure and the economic life for end of the Persian rule in the Land of Israel and the beginning of the Hellenistic period. Containing Aramaic words which are unknown from other sources, they also bear linguistic significance. The book contains a detailed introduction about the substantial and historical significance of the ostraca, as well as a glossary and an index of the proper names.

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Front Matter
Half Title Page
Title Page
Copyright Page
Table Of Contents
Preface
INTRODUCTION
REFERENCES
ABBREVIATIONS
Contents
TEXTS, TRANSLATIONS AND COMMENTARY
Back Matter
GLOSSARY
INDICES OF NAMES
Personal Names in Nos. 1-199
Toponyms
Personal Names in Nos. 200-201
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