By Eleonora Cussini
A trip to Palmyra originates from the need to recollect Delbert R. Hillers, who tremendously contributed together with his paintings to Palmyrene stories. notwithstanding, it isn't intended simply as a memorial quantity, yet as a learn device. It comprises 13 papers by means of students within the box of Palmyrene stories and Semitics targeting diversified elements of Palmyrene background, social background, paintings, archaeology and philology, with e-book of newly stumbled on inscriptions. It bargains a cutting-edge dialogue on a number of concerns touching on the sphere of Palmyrene reports, and illustrates methodologies to be hired so that it will elevate our wisdom of the complicated and multifaceted tradition of historic Palmyra and of neighbouring parts. Readership: students and scholars - undergraduates and graduates - within the box of Semitics, Classics, historical heritage, Archaeology and paintings, bible study, and all these attracted to the historical past of old Palmyra.
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Extra resources for A Journey to Palmyra: Collected Essays to Remember Delbert R. Hillers (Culture and History of the Ancient Near East, 22)
G. Acts of Thomas (ed. Wright), p. 201, mtaqqn§n§ d-kulh¿n bery§t§, and 6 7 Compare Blau 1970, p. 58, note 17. See Swain 1993, pp. 157-164. 16 sebastian p. 4, b§rÙy§ d-kull wa-mtaqqn§n§ (corresponding to 6@F:@B@4Î< 6"Â *0:4@LD(`< Jä< Ó8T<). ” In the Syro-Roman Law Book qwrãwr (< 6@LDVJTD < curator) is used. (28) The abstract, "pmlãw, “curatorship” (DNWSI, 97; BA 111-112), based on the previous word, occurs both in the singular construct, "pmlãwt, in PAT 0314 (of AD 134/5), and in the plural absolute, "pmlwãn (an error for "pmlãwn) in PAT 0322 (second century AD).
The term is not uncommon in Syriac, where the spelling is regularly bwlwã". (12) $@L8Z (DNWSI, 147; BA 139-141; Br 62b): bwl", normally in combination with dm(w)s, occurs frequently, ranging in date from AD 86 to AD 262. 4 (both followed by d-sunqlitos), Life of Symeon Stylites (ed. Bedjan 1890, IV, p. 585), Martyrs of Samosata (ed. Bedjan 1890, IV, p. 107). ” The loanword is extremely common in Syriac (Brock 1967, pp. ” Syriac has no counterpart. 5 See Yadin 1962, p. 242. 14 sebastian p. brock (15) (D"::"J,\" (DNWSI, 235; BA 138): bgrmãy" “during the secretaryship” occurs a number of times, in PAT 0259, PAT 1370 (of AD 218), PAT 1375 (of AD 75/76), PAT 2756 (undated).
18 (dqwrywn). (19) *0 y:@H (DNWSI, 253; BA 129-130; Br 158a): both dms and dmws are frequently found. The only fairly early Syriac text with the loanword is the Acts of Silvester, preserved in Ps. Zacharias, Hist. Eccl. (ed. Brooks), I, pp. 68, 81, 90, 92, all dyms and in conjunction with mention of the Senate. g. Chronicon ad annum 1234 [ed. Chabot 1920], I, 164). 102, 110), dynr (PAT 0259, ii. 48), all occur in the Tariff, alongside the frequent abbreviation d, while the plural absolute, dnryn, is attested in PAT 0294 (of AD 193) and PAT 1791 (of AD 171).
A Journey to Palmyra: Collected Essays to Remember Delbert R. Hillers (Culture and History of the Ancient Near East, 22) by Eleonora Cussini