Hebrew Script

From: George Athas (gathas@mail.usyd.edu.au)
Date: Mon Apr 13 1998 - 19:05:35 EDT

The reason for the change in Hebrew Script is the fact that after the
"Exile", Jews in Palestine used the Aramaic square script that is still
used today. Before that, a Phoenician script was used. The old
(Phoenician) script didn't develop into the newer (Aramaic) script -
it's just that one replaced the other.

Best regards!
George Athas
 PhD (Cand.), University of Sydney
 Tutor of Hebrew, Moore Theological College
Phone: 0414 839 964 ICQ#: 5866591
Email: gathas@mail.usyd.edu.au
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