By Eleonora Cussini
A trip to Palmyra originates from the need to recollect Delbert R. Hillers, who drastically contributed together with his paintings to Palmyrene stories. even if, it's not intended simply as a memorial quantity, yet as a examine software. It comprises 13 papers by way of students within the box of Palmyrene reports and Semitics concentrating on diversified facets of Palmyrene historical past, social background, paintings, archaeology and philology, with ebook of newly came across inscriptions. It bargains a cutting-edge dialogue on a number of concerns bearing on the sphere of Palmyrene reviews, and illustrates methodologies to be hired so as to elevate our wisdom of the advanced and multifaceted tradition of historical Palmyra and of neighbouring components. Readership: students and scholars - undergraduates and graduates - within the box of Semitics, Classics, historic background, Archaeology and artwork, bible study, and all these drawn to the heritage of historic Palmyra.
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57) B@84J,Ã" “tenure of public office” (DNWSI, 915; BA 112; Br 574a): plãy" (with the verb #bd) occurs once, in a bilingual inscription of AD 199 (PAT 1378). ” (58) BD"(:"J,LJZH “agent, representative” (DNWSI, 935; BA 135; Br 592b): prgmãt" (sic) occurs once, in the trilingual PAT 1413, dated AD 174 (the Greek also has BD"(:"J,LJZH); the representation of the second Greek tau by Palmyrene taw (clear in the photograph) is most surprising. g. Isaac of Antioch, ed. Bedjan, p. 38, line 3, in parallel with tagg§r¿ “merchants”).
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).
29 First they sold eight niches to Julius Aurelius Maliku, and secondly nine niches to Ma#aina, 27 References to deeds of gift are not attested in the Palmyrene corpus, but note a funerary inscription from Mada’in Salih mentioning a deed of gift of immovable property: husband donates tomb to his wife (Healey 1993, p. 189, H 27). 28 Cantineau 1930, Inv VIII, 68 = Gawlikowski 1970, no. 51. 29 On Ummadabu, a brt Èry “freedwoman,” see below. 31 This is perhaps the case of Ummu, daughter of Bassa, known to us thanks to two cession texts from the Tomb of Maliku.