Arabian Epigraphic Notes

An Open Access Online Journal on Arabian Epigraphy.

New Article on Taymanitic

The first description of Taymanitic, a new Semitic language from North Arabia!:

  1. The Language of the Taymanitic inscriptions and its Classification

Arabian Epigraphic Notes invites submissions to the second issue (2016). We especially encourage papers dealing with issues in the grammar and lexicon of the various epigraphic languages of Arabia and editions of new inscriptions.

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

Two new articles on Safaitic published!

Two new articles have been published on the Safaitic inscriptions:

  1. Remarks on the etymon trḥ in the Safaitic inscriptions
  2. New Epigraphica from Jordan II: three Safaitic-Greek partial bilingual inscriptions

Arabian Epigraphic Notes invites submissions to the second issue (2016). We especially encourage papers dealing with issues in the grammar and lexicon of the various epigraphic languages of Arabia and editions of new inscriptions.

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

P.W. 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