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December 2016

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New Light on the Egyptian Origin of the Hebrew Alphabet

December 1, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - December 2, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Young Research Library (YRL) Room 11360, 280 Charles E Young Dr N
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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The publication of a new inscription from Theban Tomb 99 sheds new light on the early history of the Hebrew Alphabet.  This ostracon is a bilingual “abecedary” written in Egyptian Hieroglyphic and Semitic.  It gives further evidence for an Egyptian connection to the origins of the early Hebrew alphabet. Sponsored by the UCLA Near Eastern Languages & Cultures Cosponsored by the UCLA Alan D. Leve Center for Jewish Studies UCLA College of Humanities Kershaw Chair of Ancient Eastern Mediterranean Studies Cotsen Institute…

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October 2016

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I Can Hear The Barbarians

October 6, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
NELC Seminar Room (Humanities 365), 365 Humanities
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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