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Barthélemy, J.-J. (Jean-Jacques), 1716–1795
Réflexions sur l'alphabet et sur la langue dont on se servoit autrefois à Palmyre / par M. l'Abbé Barthelemy.
Additional Title(s):
Running title: Réflexions sur la langue palmyreniene
A Paris : De l'Imprimerie d'Hippolyte-Louis Guerin & Louis-François Delatour, 1754.
Physical Description:
8 pages, [1] leaf of plates ; 55 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2014 54
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
This work has no title page and the main title is a drop-head title on first page.
The language used in Palmyra was Aramaic. Palmyra is now known as Tadmur.
With printed marginal notes.
Contains bibliographic references.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary red gilt-tooled morocco. Bound with: Les ruins de Palmye, autrement dite, Tedmor au désert. A Londres : Chez A. Millar, 1753.
Subject Terms:
Aramaic language -- Alphabet -- Early works to 1800.
Inscriptions, Aramaic -- Syria -- Early works to 1800.
Inscriptions, Greek -- Syria -- Early works to 1800.
Tadmur (Syria) -- Antiquities -- Early works to 1800.
Engravings -- 1754.
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
Delatour, Louis François, 1727-1807, printer.
Guérin, Hippolyte-Louis, 1698-1765, printer.

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