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Unformatted text preview: Ancient Scripts Middle East Language Workshops Title VI Alphabets Aleph Me'AL (The "L" is barely visible but is located below the "Aleph - ox head". The "Mem" is located to the right of the "Aleph".) Translation: From God Bar Kockba From Shimeon Ben Kosiba to Yeshua Ben Galgoula and to the men of the fort, peace. I take heaven as my witness against me that unless you destroy the Galileans who are with you, every man, I will put fetters on your feet as I did to Ben Aflul. This letter written in the second century CE (AD) shows that the Hebrew language was still in common use even to this time. Shimeon Ben Kosiba (Simon Bar Kockba) was the leader of the second Jewish revolt of 135 CE. Contained within this letter is the coloquiol "tashmiym" (last word, third line) for "et hashamayim". Late Semitic Script- Dead Sea Scroll While the text is written in a late Semitic script, the second word from the right on the bottom line is the Tetragrammaton (YHVH/ Yahweh - the name of God) written in middle Semitic script....
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