Prof John Healey

Emeritus Professor

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Research interests

Semitic Languages; history of the alphabet; Ugaritic Studies (including language and religion); Hebrew and the Hebrew Bible; Aramaic and Syriac epigraphy and linguistics, especially Egyptian Aramaic, Nabataean,  Palmyrene and Hatran Aramaic and Syriac; the Middle East in the Greek and Roman periods; Syriac Christianity and its literature; Mandaic and the Mandaeans; legal history (pagan and early Jewish legal documents).


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