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Ancient North Arabian (Safaitic) Inscriptions: Short messages from the Jordan Badia

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The primary aim of this article is to present newly found ancient North Arabian inscriptions discovered in two locations within the Jordan Badia. This paper presents the first evidence that the “Safaic people/ Safaitic tribes” looked to the god Lt (Allat) as the queen of the earth. his article also tries to explain the meaning of the verb ʾṣḫ, which has been found in only a few inscriptions in Ancient North Arabian. The article concludes that the majority of verbs in Safaitic relate to sadnes...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Oriental Studies Faculty
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Publisher:
University of Press
Journal:
Jordan Journal for History and Archaeology (JJHA) More from this journal
Volume:
11
Publication date:
2017-03-01
Acceptance date:
2017-03-06
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pubs:739051
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uuid:24e7b573-916a-4cbf-beef-0b72ced2427b
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pubs:739051
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739051
Deposit date:
2017-10-28

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