Mazar (Maisler), Binyamin

(1906-95)
   Israeli archae-ologist and historian. He was born in Ciechanowiec in Poland, and settled in Palestine in 1929. In 1951 he became professor of the history of the Jewish people in the biblical period and the archaeology of Palestine at the Hebrew University. In 1952 he became rector of the university, and the following year, president. He directed various archaeological excavations. His publications include numerous archaeological studies, a historical atlas of the country, and a history of Palestine up to the period of the monarchy.

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  • WRITING — (Scripts, Materials, and Inscriptions). SCRIPTS AND MATERIALS General Survey From the end of the third millennium B.C.E., the art of writing was practiced in the ancient Near East (see alphabet ). Here, the pictographic, cuneiform, and… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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  • HEBREW LANGUAGE — This entry is arranged according to the following scheme: pre biblical biblical the dead sea scrolls mishnaic medieval modern period A detailed table of contents precedes each section. PRE BIBLICAL nature of the evidence the sources phonology… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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