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Early history of the alphabet

an introduction to West Semitic epigraphy and palaeography

by Joseph Naveh

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Published by Magnes Press, Hebrew University, E.J. Brill in Jerusalem, Leiden .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alphabet -- History.,
  • Semitic languages, West -- Alphabet.,
  • Inscriptions, Semitic.,
  • Paleography, Semitic.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Joseph Naveh.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP211 .N29 1982
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 211 p., 24 p. of plates :
    Number of Pages211
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3199724M
    ISBN 109652234362
    LC Control Number83103652

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