Handwritten letters if the Syriac Estrangelo script.The initial K (ܩ‎)


This the initial letter k as in kashta (ܟܫܛܐ) archer in its alternative form in Classical Syriac the Estrangelo verdion.The usual form of the letter is (ܩ) as in ܩܫܬܐ‎.

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Kashta-archer in Syriac

Syrian archers were deployed by Rome all over the Empire as auxiliary troops as far in some cases as Britain.They were excellent and very effective archers who used the composite bow superior to an ordinary wooden bow as fas as range and strength is concerned.

Syrian auxiliary archer





Archer in classical Syriac is

ܟܫܛܐ

Kashta 
kaʃtˤɑʔ (IPA)
archer

Kashte
kaʃtˤeʔ
archers

from the root

ܟ-ܫ-ܛ‎ 

(k-š-ṭ)
relating to arrows



read also
Aramaic in Britain

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