Procopius' Phoenician Inscriptions: Never Lost, Not Found

@article{Schmitz2007ProcopiusPI,
  title={Procopius' Phoenician Inscriptions: Never Lost, Not Found},
  author={P. Schmitz},
  journal={Palestine Exploration Quarterly},
  year={2007},
  volume={139},
  pages={104 - 99}
}
  • P. Schmitz
  • Published 2007
  • History
  • Palestine Exploration Quarterly
Abstract Procopius of Caesarea, a Byzantine writer, claimed to have seen two stelae inscribed with Phoenician letters at Tigisis, in Numidia. His translation of the Phoenician text links these documents with the biblical story of the expulsion of Canaanites by Joshua. Anthony J. Frendo has recently argued that Procopius' account is independently confirmed by the Armenian historian Moses Khorenats'i in a passage that, in Frendo's view, predates Procopius. Frendo concludes that Procopius may… Expand
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