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Epigraphic Hebrew: Roman and Byzantine Period
(6,636 words)

1. Introduction

Most written sources of Rabbinic Hebrew exist in versions for which the evidence does not go back farther than medieval times and which have passed through the hands of copyists, who often distorted the texts and in other cases ‘corrected’ them …

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Elitzur, Yoel, “Epigraphic Hebrew: Roman and Byzantine Period”, in: Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics, Edited by: Geoffrey Khan. Consulted online on 24 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2212-4241_ehll_EHLL_COM_00000257>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004176423

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