Siglum: KRS 1039  Script: Safaitic

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l ʿlm bn ẓnʾl bn ʿlm w mrd ʿl- h- mlk grfṣ f h lt fṣyt ks¹r h- s¹ls¹lt

By ʿlm son of Ẓnʾl son of ʿlm and he rebelled against king Agrippa and so O Lt [grant] deliverance of the breaker of the chain

Apparatus Criticus
MHED pp. 289-290 & nn. 35-36: w mrd ʿl- h- mlk grfṣ f h lt fṣyt ks¹r h- s¹ls¹lt -"and he rebelled against Agrippa; and so O Lt [grant] deliverance of the breaker of the chain".
MNH p. 343 & nn. 259-260: on
h- mlk.

See also KRS 1023.


Tagged Grammar:
w - Particle
ʿl- - Particle
f - Particle
h - Particle
l - Particle
l - Particle - "By"
w - Particle
mrd - Verb

Tagged Onomastics:
lt - Divine Name
ʿlm - Personal Name
ʿlm - Personal Name
ẓnʾl - Personal Name
grfṣ - Personal Name
grfṣ - Personal Name

Country: Jordan
Region: Al-Mafraq
Map reference: Sheet 3455 II 563062
Present Location: In situ
Find date: 1989
Field collector: Geraldine King
Survey: Basalt Desert Rescue Survey (BDRS)
Notes: Jordan

[KRS] Inscriptions recorded by Geraldine King on the Basalt Desert Rescue Survey in north-eastern Jordan in 1989 and published here

[MHED] Macdonald, M.C.A. Herodian Echoes in the Syrian Desert. Pages 285-290 in S. Bourke & J.-P. Descoeudres (eds),
Trade, Contact, and the Movement of Peoples in the Eastern Mediterranean. Studies in Honour of J. Basil Hennessy. (Mediterranean Archaeology. Supplement, 3). Sydney: Mediterranean Archaeology, 1995. Pages: 289-290 & nn. 35-36

[MNH] Macdonald, M.C.A. Nomads and the Ḥawrān in the late Hellenistic and Roman periods: A reassessment of the epigraphic evidence.
Syria 70, 1993: 303-413. [Reprinted with the same pagination, plus addenda and corrigenda as Article II in M.C.A. Macdonald, Literacy and Identity in Pre-Islamic Arabia, (Variorum Collected Studies Series no. 906), Farnham: Ashgate, 2009]. Pages: 259-260

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