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Script, History of Development
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Dated Hebrew manuscripts and Genizah documents such as deeds, letters, Ketubbot or Giṭṭin, as well as inscriptions made on various kinds of materials, are authentic evidence for the state of Hebrew script in the period covered by this entry - 9th-16th centuries. Copied by professional scribes, written b…

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Edna Engel, “Script, History of Development”, in: Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics, Edited by: Geoffrey Khan. Consulted online on 25 June 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2212-4241_ehll_COM_00000259>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004176423, 20130809

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