Part Two of the book, "The Scribe and Literacy," expands on the abovecited BASOR
article ("Scribal Education in Ancient Israel") to provide the author's detailed refutation both of those who would assert that ancient Israel had virtually universal literacy and those who would deny that Israel had formal education of any recognizable kind.
Hoards of Silver Jewelry from Tel Miqne-Ekron," BASOR
Pardee, "A New Aramaic Inscription from Zincirli," BASOR 356 (2009): 51-71; however the vocalization Katumuwa has been suggested in light of Luwian names attested in Assyrian sources; see K.
Herrmann, "An Eternal Feast at Sam'al: The New Iron Age Mortuary Stele from Zincirli in Context," BASOR 356 (2009): 15-49.
An Interpretation of the Nora Stone," BASOR
208 (1972): 13.
Douglas Stuart, "The Sovereign's Day of Conquest, A Possible Ancient Near Eastern Parallel to the Israelite Day of Yahweh," BASOR
221 (1976): 159-64.
Na'aman, "The Contribution of the Amarna Letters to the Debate on Jerusalem's Political Position in the Tenth Century BCE," BASOR
304 (1996): 17-27; H.
See my "Iranian Scripts for AramicAramaic Languages," BASOR
341 (2006): 53-62, for further details on the vowel letters and the evolution of the Mandaic script.
Kelly, "Herodotus and the King of Sidon," BASOR
268 (1987): 52.
Rainey, Canaanite in the Amarna Tablets: A Linguistic Analysis of the Mixed Dialect Used by Scribes from Canaan (Leiden: Brill, 1996); Huehnergard, "A Grammar of Amarna Canaanite," BASOR
310 (1998): 59-77, a review of Rainey's work; on Byblos, in addition to Moran's work, A.
Wolff, "Production and Commerce in Temple Courtyards: An Olive Press in the Sacred Precinct at Tel Dan," BASOR
243 (1981): 95-102; Y Shiloh, "Iron Age Sanctuaries and Cult Elements in Palestine," in Symposia Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of the Founding of the American Schools of Oriental Research, ed.
His earlier article on this subject ("Israel in the Merneptah Stele," BASOR
296 (1900): 45-61) demonstrated that Hasel simply borrowed some translations from Breasted's Ancient Records of Egypt without reading them in the original and in their own contexts.