Porten, Bezalel

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PORTEN, Bezalel

PORTEN, Bezalel. American/Israeli, b. 1931. Genres: Archaeology/ Antiquities, Theology/Religion, Translations. Career: Member of the faculty: University of California, Berkeley, 1964-65, University of California, Davis, 1965-68, Haifa University, 1968-72, and York University, Toronto, 1975-76; Hebrew University, Jerusalem, senior lecturer in Jewish history, 1969-80, associate professor, 1980-99, emeritus, 1999-; University of Pennsylvania, senior fellow, 1979-81; Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, Pa., scholar-in-residence, 1989, 1991; Cambridge University, Clare Hall, visiting fellow, 1994; Yale University, visiting professor, 1997-98. Publications: Archives from Elephantine: The Life of an Ancient Jewish Military Colony, 1968; (with J.C. Greenfield) Jews of Elephantine and Arameans of Syene: Fifty Aramaic Texts with Hebrew and English Translations, 1974; (with J.C. Greenfield) The Bisitun Inscription of Darius the Great: Aramaic Version, 1982; (ed. and trans. with A. Yardeni) Textbook of Aramaic Documents from Ancient Egypt, 4 vols., 1986-99; The Elephantine Papyri in English: Three Millennia of Cross-Cultural Continuity and Change, 1996; (with T. Muraoka) A Grammar of Egyptian Aramaic, 1998; (with J. Lund) Aramaic Documents from Egypt: A Key-Word-in-Context Concordance, 2002. Address: Department of Jewish History, Hebrew University, 91905 Jerusalem, Israel. Online address: [email protected]