[b-hebrew] Gezer Calendar reference

Sujata shevaroys at yahoo.com
Wed Jul 27 13:32:18 EDT 2005


clearer image of the calendar
http://www.mfa.gov.il/MFA/History/Early%20History%20-%20Archaeology/Gezer%20-%20A%20Canaanite%20City%20and%20Royal%20Solomonic%20City

Best wishes,
sujata


--- Karl Randolph <kwrandolph at email.com> wrote:

> I can't recommend this site for the Gezer Calendar.
> 
> First, the picture is too small to see clearly.
> 
> Line 3 (4 in translation) lacks the reference to
> flax.
> 
> Pruning (or culling) is translated as "grape
> harvesting".
> 
> Some of the other translations I find questionable.
> 
> Yes, I can read this font as easily, if not easier,
> than a 
> modern font.
> 
> Karl W. Randolph.
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Daniel R. Pater" <paterdr at hotmail.com>
> 
> > 
> > There are undoubtedly various references to the
> Gezer Calendar on the
> > internet.  If you want a translation and an
> illustration, this is the first
> > reference that came up in a search:
> >
>
http://www.bible.gen.nz/amos/archaeology/gezercal.htm
> > Greetings to all,
> > Dan Pater
> 
> -- 
>
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