Learn To Write Aramaic: A Step-by-Step Approach To The Historical & Modern Scripts

Learn To Write Aramaic: A Step-by-Step Approach To The Historical & Modern Scripts

Learn to Write Aramaic: A Step-by-Step Approach to the Historical & Modern Scripts

Learn to write the major Aramaic scripts, including the Syriac scripts and Hebrew scripts, in this practice workbook for beginners. From the early alphabet to the standard Jewish square and Christian cursive scripts, this handy guide contains everything you need to master the foundations of identifying, reading and writing the various Aramaic scripts. Learn to write individual letters and see how to modify those letters with vowel and consonant diacritics. Build on this knowledge as you write words and phrases in copy exercises and transliteration activities. All along the way, the workbook offers ample space and opportunity to practice writing the language. A range of exercises and copy sheets cover all the letter forms and diacritics required to read and write Aramaic. Copy sheets provide Aramaic names of letters and characters, pronunciation and transliteration, and the number and direction of pen strokes needed to compose each character. The content of the book focuses on the Judeo-Aramaic square script (Hebrew script) and the Syriac cursive script (Estrangela), then covers the Early Aramaic, Imperial Aramaic, Herodian, Hebrew cursive, Western Serto and Eastern Assyrian scripts. These materials are backed up...

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