From: John Hudson (email@example.com)
Date: Wed May 26 2004 - 04:57:09 CDT
James Kass wrote:
>>Obviously "Palaeo-Hebrew" is a modern term; the concept is however a very
>>old one - just look at the Dead Sea scrolls, turn-of-the-era Jewish
>>coins, etc., where it is employed in an archaizing way.
> My pocket change is depressingly modern.
That needn't be an obstacle to the argument going full circle yet again. Hebrew and
Palaeo-Hebrew letters occur side-by-side on some modern Israeli coins also. See the
photography near the bottom of this Typophile discussion:
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