Oxford [England] : Oxford University Press on behalf of the University of Manchester, 1993.
Book — xiv, 298, 55 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Part 1 Introduction: history of research-- brief description of the site-- the Nabataean history of the city-- religion and the dead-- society and law-- the tomb inscriptions.
Part 2 Nabataean script and language: history of the Nabataean script-- Nabataean and other forms of Aramaic-- Nabataean and Arabic.
Part 3 The Natabaean tomb inscriptions of Ancient Hegra 1-38.
Part 4 Nabataean tomb texts from other sites: Petra - Turkmaniye inscription-- Petra - Bab es-Siq Nabataean-Greek bilingual-- Al-'Ula - Strasbourg inscription-- Al-Jawf - tomb inscription-- Madeba - inscription in the Louvre.
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The first full study of the important first century AD Nabataean inscriptions of Mada'in Salih in Saudi Arabia since the turn of the century. A unique and authoritative work incorporating 50 halftone illustrations of tomb inscriptions. This is the first of the new series of Supplements to the Journal of Semitic Studies (OUP). These supplements will be sold as books: they will not be available as part of the subscription of the Journal. (source: Nielsen Book Data) 9780199221622 20160528