This blog provides links to open-access resources for the study of the Old and New Testaments as well as for the ANE, and, occasionally, for Classics. The source for the great majority of the posts is Chuck Jones's The Ancient World Online (http://ancientworldonline.blogspot.com/).
Thursday, April 4, 2013
Mnamon -- Ancient Writing Systems in the Mediterranean: A Critical Guide to Electronic Sources
Portal for Ancient Writing Systems in the Mediterranean (from the origins to the 6th century A.D.)
Mnamon provides information on the best and most
useful material available on the web for the research and study of
ancient writing systems in the Mediterranean: archives, research
centers, bibliographies and teaching materials.
All information is selected and critically reviewed by specialists. A
brief presentation of the characteristics, the places and times when
documented and the languages that used each writing system are included.
Editing of the materials is carried out by
individuals or small groups of specialists of each writing system, with
regular seminars involving all the specialists.
Students, specialists and researchers will all find material of interest on the Portal.
We plan to add a comment and discussion area,
moderated by specialists, where users can leave any comments to help us
improve or update our information, and where researchers can meet and