Peter Williams describes how to findimages of the Genizah targum mss! The zoom mechanism is great. This really is wonderful (although no TgLam ;-). (Via JD@PaleoJudaica.) (I was going to post an image, but then I read this: “Please obtain permission in writing before publishing any part of any image of a manuscript.”)
Egyptologists Disagree on Mummyless Tomb – New York Times Dr. Zahi Hawass’s theory that a tomb in the Valley of Kings was the burial place of King Tut’s mother is disputed. Science or show business, that is the question. Needless to say Dr. Hawass is at the center although it was Dr. Schaden’s discovery.
Yesterday All Things Considered had this story about our Lagniappe semester. Tulane Students Rush to Make Up Classes by Elaine Korry All Things Considered, June 13, 2006 · For displaced students planning on returning to Tulane University in New Orleans, the school is offering a special, six-week “lagniappe session” this summer. The name comes from a Creole word meaning “a little something extra.” The goal is to offer more courses than would normally be available […]
The update is out Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.2.4 Update This update fixes vulnerabilities in Office 2004 for Mac that an attacker can use to overwrite the contents of your computer’s memory with malicious code. This update also fixes issues in Microsoft PowerPoint 2004 and Entourage 2004, and it includes all of the improvements released in all previous Office 2004 updates. Applies to: Microsoft Office 2004 Standard Edition, Office 2004 Student and Teacher Edition, […]
A Ring Tone Meant to Fall on Deaf Ears – New York Times In that old battle of the wills between young people and their keepers, the young have found a new weapon that could change the balance of power on the cellphone front: a ring tone that many adults cannot hear. In settings where cellphone use is forbidden – in class, for example – it is perfect for signaling the arrival of a text […]