By Eleonora Cussini
A trip to Palmyra originates from the will to recollect Delbert R. Hillers, who enormously contributed together with his paintings to Palmyrene reviews. besides the fact that, it's not intended simply as a memorial quantity, yet as a learn instrument. It comprises 13 papers by means of students within the box of Palmyrene experiences and Semitics targeting diversified elements of Palmyrene background, social background, paintings, archaeology and philology, with ebook of newly chanced on inscriptions. It deals a cutting-edge dialogue on a number of matters concerning the sector of Palmyrene stories, and illustrates methodologies to be hired so as to elevate our wisdom of the advanced and multifaceted tradition of old Palmyra and of neighbouring components. Readership: students and scholars - undergraduates and graduates - within the box of Semitics, Classics, historic heritage, Archaeology and artwork, bible study, and all these drawn to the historical past of old Palmyra.
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26 24 Within the same tomb, around a century earlier, the following portions had been sold to different buyers: “two sides of the northern and southern walls” (PAT 0067, sale conducted by husband and wife); “four niches of the western wall of the southern exedra ... ), clean ones” (PAT 0526, this last cession conducted by the same person who is in turn the buyer in PAT 0525). 25 Cantineau 1935, p. 150 cites two forms wràt" in PAT 0528 and PAT 0540, plus a third occurrence “wrà «il a hérité» Ingh(olt), inédit” which is actually the third occurrence of the same wràt" found in PAT 0529.
38, line 3, in parallel with tagg§r¿ “merchants”). The abstract prgmãy" < BD"(:"J,Ã" is rather more common. (59) BD`,*D@H “president” (DNWSI, 914; BA 132): the derived abstract plhdrwt" “presidency” occurs in the Tariff (PAT 0259, in line 1). There is no Syriac counterpart. (60) BD@<"Ã@H “front court/hall of a temple” (DNWSI, 939): in the bilingual PAT 0305 (of AD 130/1) prn"[yn] is paralleled by Greek B[D@]<"\å, while prnyn is attested in PAT 0331 and PAT 1608 (both mid second century). Syriac has no equivalent.
Syriac has no equivalent. (61) F0:,Ã@<, F0:,Ã" “standard, image” (DNWSI, 792; Br 480a): smyt" dy ksp" corresponds to JÎ F\(<@< •D(LD@Ø< in PAT 0247 of AD 236. Syriac attests singular symywn (usually “mark, sign”; k§t¿b sÊmÊyÙn is a tachygrapher) and plural symy" (which can have the sense of “milestones”). 12 It probably occurs in two of the Hatra inscriptions (nos. 324 and 332), though Beyer 1998 takes the word in a different way; the Tilli inscription is his T3. greek and latin in palmyrene inscriptions 21 (62) F,FJXDJ4@H < Latin sestertius (DNWSI, 795; BA 142): the absolute plural, ssãrãyn, features in the Tariff (PAT 0259, ii line 71).