By Alejandro F. Botta
Twenty 9 students from Israel, Europe and the Americas got here jointly to honor and rejoice Prof. Bezalel Porten's (Emeritus, Dept. of background of the Jewish humans, Hebrew collage of Jerusalem) educational profession. protecting a large choice of themes inside Aramaic, Biblical, and old close to jap experiences, within the Shadow of Bezalel bargains new insights and suggestions within the components of Aramaic language, paleography, onomastica and lexicography; old close to jap criminal traditions, Hebrew Bible, and social historical past of the Persian interval.
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His work days were, and still are, long and arduous. When we came home from school, it was my mother, ‘Ima’, who spent the afternoon with us. Yet, every evening, like clockwork, and without fail, there was a set family routine: dinner, story-time and ‘Numi’. After Abba would return from the university, the entire family, all six of us—absence was not an option—would sit down to the evening meal. The meal was devoted solely to the family. Everything else was set aside. ) and phone calls were put off until after the meal.
Finally, the papyrus ends with a first person declaration by Mešullam to ʿAnani, in which he renounces any rights regarding the child of Tamut and ʿAnani: And I, Meshullam, tomorrow or another day, will not be able to reclaim Pilti from under your heart and if I do reclaim him from you I will give ʿAnani 5 karsh. It is difficult not to be amazed by the fate if this Egyptian slave woman, who married a Judean man, employed in the temple of YHW, with a small dowry consisting of a garment, a mirror, a pair of sandals and some handfuls of oil,19 after she had given him a child.
23 “And (thus) said Tamut and her daughter Yehoyišmaʿ “We shall serve you as a son or a daughter supports his father in your life and until your death. We shall support Zakkur your son. 6: 11–13. 20 21 10 annalisa azzoni ʿAnaniah that she receives immovable property in 404 BCE24 and again in 402 BCE,25 when it is described as an addition to her dowry. I hope to have highlighted in this overview the salient features of the legal position of these three women. 26 Also, it is notable that all three women did own landed property, but I think it is worth pointing out that women only appear to acquire immovable property by a gift from a relative.