The Festschrift for Professor Alan R. Millard has just been published. Many thanks to Becca Vaughan-Williams of T. & T. Clark for providing me with details of its contents:
Piotr Bienkowski, Christopher Mee & Elizabeth Slater, eds., Writing and Ancient Near Eastern Society. LIbrary of Hebrew Old Testament Studies 426. London & New York: T & T Clark, 2005. Hbk. ISBN: 0567026914. pp.368.
Pierre Bordreuil, “Migraines d’Epigraphiste,” pp. 15-28.
Alasdair Livingstone, “Taima’ and Nabonidus: It’s a Small World,” pp. 29-40.
Dennis Pardee, “Dresser le beouf a Ougarit,” pp.41-48.
M.C.A. MacDonald, “Literacy in an Oral Environment,” pp. 49-118.
Wolfgang Rollig, “Keilschrift versus Alphabetschrift: Uberlegungen zu den epigraphs auf Keilschrifttafeln,” pp. 119-126.
John F. Healey, “The Writing on the Wall: Law in Aramaic Epigraphy,” pp. 127-142.
David T. Tsumura, “‘Mispellings’ in Cuneiform Alphabetic Texts from Ugarit: Some Cases of Loss or Addition of Signs,” pp.143-154.
Graham Davies, “Some Uses of Writing in Ancient Israel in the Light of Recently Published Inscriptions,” pp. 155-174.
K.A. Kitchen, “Now You See It, Now You Don’t! The Monumental Use and Non-use of Writing in the Ancient Near East,” pp. 175-188.
Daniel I. Block, “What has Delphi to do with Samaria? Ambiguity and Delusion in Israelite Prophecy,” pp. 189-216.
Christopher Tuplin, “Darius’ Accession in (the) Media,” pp. 217-244.
K. Lawson Younger, “‘Hazael, Son of a Nobody’: Some Reflections in Light of Recent Study,” pp.245-270.
George L. Brooks, “4Q341: An Exercise for Spelling and for Spells?” pp. 271-282.
John Davies, “The Origins of Inscribed Greek Stela,” pp. 283-300.
Alan Millard, “Only Fragments from the Past: The Role of Accident in our Knowledge of the Ancient Near East,” pp. 301-