The invention of hebrew is the first book to approach the bible in light of recent epigraphic discoveries on the extreme antiquity of the alphabet and its use as a deliberate and meaningful choice hebrew was more than just a way of transmitting information it was a vehicle of political symbolism and self representation. Back in april douglas mangum at biblia hebraica et graeca had a tantalizing post briefly discussing the invention of hebrew by seth l sanders 2009 which mangum calls the book that best deals with the question of how why and when the israelites started writing hebrew and how that impacts . History according to contemporary scholars the original hebrew script developed alongside others in the region the region is the land of cannan and arabia during the course of the late second and first millennia bce it is closely related to the phoenician script which itself probably gave rise to the use of alphabetic writing in greece it is sometimes claimed that around the 10th . The invention of the jewish people hebrew translit matai veech humtza haam hayehudi literally when and how was the jewish people invented is a study of the historiography of the jewish people by shlomo sand professor of history at tel aviv universityit has generated a heated controversy. Originally the hebrew language was not written with vowels to indicate how a word should be pronounced however around the 8th century as a system of dots and dashes was developed whereby marks were placed beneath the hebrew letters in order to indicate the appropriate vowel
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