Cornell University

The Wandering Arameans in Egypt: Papyrus Amherst 63, an Anthology of Aramaic Literature in Demotic Script

Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 4:30pm to 5:30pm

White Hall, 106
815 University Ave, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA

Tawny Holm is Associate Professor of Jewish Studies and Classics & Ancient Mediterranean Studies at The Pennsylvania State University, College of the Liberal Arts.

Prof. Holm’s scholarship deals with the Hebrew Bible, Aramaic studies, Early Judaism, and Ancient Near Eastern cultures, literature, and history. Her current research is particularly focused on the Jewish and Aramean presence in Egypt in the Persian, Hellenistic, and Roman periods.

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Near Eastern Studies

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Tawny Holm

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