Aramaic at Persepolis (was: Re: Letter from Xerxes)
- You are absolutely right, apologies for forgetting.
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>Aramaic Paleography," (JNES 43 : 55-68), which in part responds
> *Ahem*. May I recall to your attention my "Calligraphic Approach to
to David's work, and for which you yourself drug out for me a
cardboard tray of PFT's with Aramaic "dockets"?
> Peter T. Daniels grammatim@...
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> Subject: [ANE-2] Aramaic at Persepolis (was: Re: Letter from
> Many will know that Raymond Bowman left at his death an incomplete
> on the Aramaic texts on Persepolis Fortification Tablets. Annalisaa
> Azzoni is working on the publication of the material Bowman had at
> his disposal, and the other material identified since then. This
> will be published in the context of the Persepolis Fortification
> Archive Project (for more on which see:
> http://persepolista blets.blogspot. com/ ).
> As far as I know, the only publication to exploit the Persepolis
> Fortification Aramaic texts so far is David Nasgowitz's 1966
> University of Chicago A. M. Thesis: THE RISE OF ARAMEAN SCRIPT IN
> MESOPOTAMIA AND ITS ENVIRONS (IRAQ). Nasgowitz was a student of
> Bowman's and had access to him and his notes. I think this thesis
> is "publicly" available only in the University of Chicago Library
> (Regenstein) , and in the Oriental Institute's Research Archives.
> Sometime in the past six months it became available at ProQuest in
> downloadable pdf form. Those of you whose institutions subscribe to
> ProQuest can now acquire this book free of charge, others can, if
> they wish, also buy it.