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British Academy Fellows

Record for: HEALEY, Professor John

Post: Professor Emeritus of Semitic Studies, The University of Manchester

Specialisms: Aramaic inscriptions of the Roman-period Near East (especially Nabataen & Syriac); associated historical, religious & legal studies; early development of the Arabic script; Ugaritic, Hebrew & Syriac philology & literature

Professor Emeritus of Semitic Studies University of Manchester (2014-)

Principal publications:
Aramaic Inscriptions and Documents of the Roman Period, 2009
The Religion of the Nabataeans: a Conspectus, 2001
The Old Syriac Inscriptions of Edessa and Osrhoene (with H. J. W. Drijvers), 1999
The Nabataean Tomb Inscriptions of Mada’in Salih, 1993

Elected to the Fellowship: 2011 § H3