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By James Keith Elliott

This guide offers an entire and up to date view of our present wisdom approximately Carian, one of many Indo-European languages spoken in historical Anatolia. The decipherment of the Carian alphabet has only in the near past made it attainable to investigate Carian inscriptions and to categorise the Carian language linguistically. The e-book covers all significant themes of study on Carian: the direct and oblique assets with an variation of the Carian inscriptions following a brand new class approach, the historical past of the decipherment, the Carian alphabet, and the phonological, morphological, lexical, and syntactic good points of the language. It comprises an annotated Carian word list. the amount concludes with a distinct appendix on Carian cash and legends by way of Koray Konuk that would be of specific curiosity to experts in historic numismatics.

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C A [Liber Flavus 6–12 (cf. ‘J’ Compilation 5–7)] C C. NEWS OF ANNA’S PREGNANCY Protev. 4 B And behold an angel of the Lord appeared to her and said, ‘Anna, Anna, the Lord has heard your prayer. ’ And behold there came two angels, who said to her, ‘Behold, Joachim your husband is coming with his flocks for an angel of the Lord had come down to him and said to him, “Joachim, Joachim, the Lord God has heard your prayer. ”’ And Joachim went down and called his herdsmen and said, ‘Bring me here ten female lambs without blemish and without spot; they shall be for the Lord my God.

And she made a sanctuary in her bedroom and did not permit anything common or unclean to pass through it. And she summoned the undefiled daughters of the Hebrews, and they served her. G E [Liber Flavus 22–23 (cf. ‘J’ Compilation 16)] G mary’s birth and upbringing 13 G. MARY’S FIRST BIRTHDAY Protev. 6:2 F On the child’s first birthday Joachim made a great feast, and invited the chief priests and the priests and the scribes and the elders and all the people of Israel. ’ And her mother carried her into the sanctuary of her bedroom and gave her suck.

I am an angel, whom the Lord has sent to you to announce that your prayers have been answered and your alms have reached him. He has noticed and seen your modesty and he has heard the reproach of sterility which has been made against you unjustly. For God is the one who punishes sin not natural events. For he who closes a womb opens it miraculously later so that one may know that what is born is the fruit not of concupiscence but of a divine gift. Was not the first mother of your nation, Sarah, barren until she was eighty?

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