Re: New contribution

From: Peter Kirk (
Date: Mon May 03 2004 - 12:25:38 CDT

On 02/05/2004 16:48, Michael Everson wrote:

> ...
> It is not possible to take an encoded Genesis text which is pointed
> and cantillated, and blithly change the font to Moabite or Punic and
> expect anyone to even recognize it as Hebrew.

Michael, you assert this, but do you actually know it to be true? After
all, this is not your area of expertise. I agree that this kind of
mixture is an anachronistic one, much like the example I mentioned
earlier of Vietnamese in Fraktur. But this text would be easily
recognisable and readable by anyone familiar with both Hebrew and the
Phoenician glyphs.

Peter Kirk (personal) (work)

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