Aramaic script


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Noun1.Aramaic script - an alphabetical (or perhaps syllabic) script used since the 9th century BC to write the Aramaic languageAramaic script - an alphabetical (or perhaps syllabic) script used since the 9th century BC to write the Aramaic language; many other scripts were subsequently derived from it
script - a particular orthography or writing system
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Script of Elimayi coins at the beginning, was Greek, but was changed to Aramaic script in later periods.
The 10-line Aramaic script, which is clear but cryptic, is being deciphered by a team of epigraphic experts in an effort to determine the meaning of the text, according to Professor Shimon Gibson, of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, who is co-directing the excavation.
According to Cameron, names in the ancient Aramaic script on some of the caskets translate as "Jesus son of Joseph", "Maria", "Joseph",
The film presents the latest evidence from world-renowned experts in Aramaic script, ancient DNA analysis, forensics, archaeology and statistics.
Last October, scholars defending the box's authenticity argued the Aramaic script used on the box matches the style that was popular in the first decades of the first century after the birth of Jesus.
Eventually, it was displaced by Aramaic script written with a flowing hand on papyrus, which proved to be even more efficient.