[b-hebrew] Gezer Calendar

joel at exc.com joel at exc.com
Thu Oct 25 10:15:00 EDT 2007


>[Joel M. Hoffman wrote:]
>designation "calendar" should be considered  tentative.  Just by way of
>example, the translation distributed at Tel  Gezer assumes that the
>various VAVs (frequently assumed to be otherwise  unattested dual
>markers) are not suffixes at all but rather prefix VAVs  meaning 'and'."
>
>If we go with your view of the VAVs, but still regard the Gezer
>Calendar as being some type of a calendar, we then have an
>interesting result.  The Gezer

Just to be clear, it's not my view of the VAVs.  I saw it on the
translation handed out at Tel Gezer.  I haven't looked carefully
enough at the "calendar" to have a translation that I can defend.

-Joel


Joel M. Hoffman, PhD
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