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Literacy in Ancient Israel [Hebrew]
Demsky, Aaron

Jerusalem: Bialik Institute, 2012 pp. 23 + 489 + xv. $34.51

Series Information
The Biblical Encyclopaedia Library, 28

Description: The book presents a multi discipline approach to one of the most central historic issues of biblical times, namely the impact of alphabetic writing and how it nfluenced the culture of ancient Israel. The author draws upon a large variety of sources culled from the Bible, epigraphic finds and comparative Ancient Near Eastern literature.


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Review by David A. Glatt-Gilad
Published 2/8/2013
Citation: David A. Glatt-Gilad, review of Aaron Demsky, Literacy in Ancient Israel [Hebrew], Review of Biblical Literature [] (2013).

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