Arabian Epigraphic Notes

An Open Access Online Journal on Arabian Epigraphy.

P. Stokes edits a new and fascinating Thamudic text from Jordan!

A new article is now online!

  1. A new and unique Thamudic inscription from northeast Jordan

Arabian Epigraphic Notes invites submissions to the first issue (2015). We especially encourage papers dealing with issues in the grammar and lexicon of the various epigraphic languages of Arabia and editions of new inscriptions.

For how to submit a paper and the stylistic guidelines see the Authors page.

New edition of Ancient South Arabian Inscriptions! The Kāniṭ Museum collection

A new article is now online!

  1. The Kāniṭ Museum Collection

Arabian Epigraphic Notes invites submissions to the first issue (2015). We especially encourage papers dealing with issues in the grammar and lexicon of the various epigraphic languages of Arabia and editions of new inscriptions.

For how to submit a paper and the stylistic guidelines see the Authors page.

Download Full Volume!

The complete first volume of AEN is now available to download!

Table of Contents:
M.C.A. Macdonald:
On the uses of writing in ancient Arabia and the role of palaeography in studying them
A. Al-Jallad and A. al-Manaser:
New Epigraphica from Jordan I: a pre-Islamic Arabic inscription in Greek letters and a Greek inscription from north-eastern Jordan
S. Abbadi:
New evidence of a conflict between the Nabataeans and the Ḥwlt in a Safaitic inscription from Wadi Ram
A. Al-Housan:
A selection of Safaitic inscriptions from the Mafraq Antiquities Office and Museum
L. Nehmé:
Strategoi in the Nabataean Kingdom : a reflection of Central Places?
J. Lundberg:
Prepositional Phrases in the Dadanitic Inscriptions

ARAMCO-lecture, Thursday 10 December

The Leiden Center for the Study of Ancient Arabia is happy to announce this year’s ARAMCO lecture by Laïla Nehmé on 10 December at 16.00 in the Small Auditorium in the Academy Building (Rapenburg 73) in Leiden. The lecture will be followed by drinks.

This lecture will present what we know of the Nabataean presence in the Arabian Peninsula, based on the latest literary, archaeological and epigraphic sources. Laïla Nehmé is a French archaeologist and epigraphist. She is a senior research fellow at the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS, UMR 8167) in Paris.

For more information see the following link:

http://www.hum.leiden.edu/leicensaa/events-and-news/aramco-leiden-lecture-laila-nehme.html

A new corpus of Safaitic inscriptions now published!

A new article is now online!

  1. A. Al-Housan, A selection of Safaitic inscriptions from the Mafraq Antiquities Office and Museum

Arabian Epigraphic Notes invites submissions to the first issue (2015). We especially encourage papers dealing with issues in the grammar and lexicon of the various epigraphic languages of Arabia and editions of new inscriptions.

For how to submit a paper and the stylistic guidelines see the Authors page.