The Book of Hebrew Script: History, Palaeography, Script Styles, Calligraphy & Design

The Book of Hebrew Script: History, Palaeography, Script Styles, Calligraphy & Design

by Ada Yardeni
     
 
Yardeni, a calligrapher who has a PhD in ancient Semitic languages, paleography, and epigraphy, brings her expertise to this comprehensive history of the Hebrew script. The earliest influences toward the Hebrew script, the development of the script, its use during the Middle Ages, the variations found in different areas, and the development of the modern calligraphic

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Yardeni, a calligrapher who has a PhD in ancient Semitic languages, paleography, and epigraphy, brings her expertise to this comprehensive history of the Hebrew script. The earliest influences toward the Hebrew script, the development of the script, its use during the Middle Ages, the variations found in different areas, and the development of the modern calligraphic script are described. Copious b&w illustrations accompany the text. A final chapter describes how to design inscriptions and typefaces. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781584560876
Publisher:
Oak Knoll Press
Publication date:
01/28/2002
Edition description:
Bilingual
Pages:
355
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 12.00(h) x 1.50(d)

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