sexta-feira, 6 de julho de 2018

Ada Yardeni (1937-2018)

In Memoriam: Ada Yardeni (1937–2018) - Biblical Archaeology Society Staff   •  07/02/2018

World-renowned epigrapher Ada Yardeni died on June 29, 2018. A member of the Faculty of Humanities at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Yardeni had authored numerous publications, including The Book of Hebrew Script: History, Palaeography, Script Styles, Calligraphy & Design (London: The British Library, 2002), which is recognized as the authoritative text on the subject.


Dead Sea Scrolls decoder remembered as grande dame of Semitic paleography - By Amanda Borschel-Dan: The Times of Israel - 5 July 2018

Ada Yardeni, who died this month at 81, combined practical knowledge of calligraphy with scholarly insights on the development of Hebrew to become a world-renowned forgery expert.  The woman who intimately knew the scribes of the Dead Sea Scrolls, foremost paleographer Dr. Ada Yardeni, died in Jerusalem on June 29, 2018, following a brief battle against pancreatic cancer.

YARDENI A. The Book of Hebrew Script: History, Palaeography, Script Styles, Calligraphy & Design. London: The British Library, 2002


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