(14) We contend that KTU 1.19 is indeed the last in the sequence based on epigraphic
evidence that deals with the work of the scribe when he prepared the third tablet.
Zevit pays special attention to unique epigraphic
material, with distinct Sitz im Leben, found in sites such as a cave near Ein Gedi, Khirbet El-Qom, and Kuntillet 'Ajrid, and Khirbet Beit Lei, only three of which he classifies as cult locales, which he considers "from the perspective of a SPEAKING model of ethnographic communicative acts" (p.
Five other places with Chinese epigraphic
material are also known in Bali.
The individual epigraphic
evidence from the coast and from Samaria indicates an influence mainly from Phoenicia, particularly during the period of the Omri dynasty in ninth century B.c.
Second, though the epigraphic
chapters are better grounded in actual diplomacy, here, as Patterson acknowledges, "the specific circumstances" of introducing ancestral forefather myths into the diplomacy generally remain unstated in the inscriptions and as such "beyond our reach" (110-111).
He concludes with a plea not to trust any epigraphic
material bought in the marketplace.
Apart from striking a balance in portraying both micro and macro perspectives on Singapore Chinese society, it also makes good use of new historical sources; which have surfaced in previous three decades, especially the epigraphic
materials and oral history tapes.
evidence is like the tip of an iceberg in that underneath it cultural conventions and aspects of social life lie submerged.
Among their topics are the Acts of John and Christian communities in Ephesus in the mid-second century AD, relational identity and Roman name-giving among Lycaonian Christians, early Christian inscriptions from Corinthia and the Peloponnese, the formation of a Pauline letter collection in light of Roman epigraphic
evidence, and from Aphrodite(s) to saintly bishops in Late Antique Cyprus.
Four of the studies are primarily epigraphic
in character: Marilyn J.
Dossey's analysis represents an integrated approach, and the evidence considered here encompasses a wide range of material and integrates the archaeological evidence with the epigraphic
and literary sources.