Ancient writing systems in the Mediterranean

A critical guide to electronic resources


- 10th cent. B.C. - today

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Late Aramaic: a section of the Mandaic religious text known as "The Baptism of Hibil Ziwa". The book features instructions and prayers for the baptism of a priest who lost the ritual purity.
Source: E. Balicka-Witakowski, S.P. Brock, D.G.K. Taylor, W. Witakowski, The Hidden Pearl. The Syrian Orthodox Church and Its Ancient Aramaic Heritage, II, Rome 2001, p. 46.

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