By Eleonora Cussini

A trip to Palmyra originates from the will to recollect Delbert R. Hillers, who significantly contributed together with his paintings to Palmyrene stories. even though, it isn't intended simply as a memorial quantity, yet as a examine device. It includes 13 papers via students within the box of Palmyrene reports and Semitics concentrating on varied points of Palmyrene heritage, social historical past, paintings, archaeology and philology, with e-book of newly found inscriptions. It deals a cutting-edge dialogue on a number of matters concerning the sphere of Palmyrene reviews, and illustrates methodologies to be hired as a way to raise our wisdom of the advanced and multifaceted tradition of historical Palmyra and of neighbouring parts. Readership: students and scholars - undergraduates and graduates - within the box of Semitics, Classics, historic heritage, Archaeology and paintings, religious study, and all these attracted to the heritage of historical Palmyra.

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409. (50) >X<@H “stranger, foreigner” (DNWSI, 53; Br 338b): the plural "ksny" occurs in PAT 0305 of AD 130/1, where the ending –y’ is likely to represent the normal Palmyrene plural -ayy§. In the frequent Syriac "ksny",11 where the yodh is present in both singular and plural, it must represent a phonetic development. (51) >XFJ0H a measure (Latin sextarius), or “container” (DNWSI, 1018; Br 679b): the phrase lmdy" dy qsãwn #àr w[à]t occurs in the Tariff (PAT 0259, ii line 69), where qsãwn is almost certainly qsã" < >XFJ0H with a feminine absolute plural ending.

In the frequent Syriac "ksny",11 where the yodh is present in both singular and plural, it must represent a phonetic development. (51) >XFJ0H a measure (Latin sextarius), or “container” (DNWSI, 1018; Br 679b): the phrase lmdy" dy qsãwn #àr w[à]t occurs in the Tariff (PAT 0259, ii line 69), where qsãwn is almost certainly qsã" < >XFJ0H with a feminine absolute plural ending. The corresponding Syriac qes㧠is also treated as a feminine; it already features in the Peshitta Old Testament (cf. Brock 1967, pp.

This is) what was made for him by / Hagigu, his son,” and many other samples. 7 For other instances of women offering architectural items to honor their husband, see below PAT 1644. 28 eleonora cussini ing provisions regarding women. 8 (C) A smaller percentage of honorific and dedicatory texts presents women both as dedicators as well as dedicatees of inscriptions, statues, and other artifacts. 10 (C) Honorific and Dedicatory Inscriptions The smallest group of texts within the cited types consists of six honorific inscriptions (including PAT 0293, dedicated to Zenobia), and of eleven dedicatory texts.

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