Dann W Hone:
Dann W Hone, B.A (BYU, 1981, Polibcal Science/International Relations [minor-Korean]), M.A. (Jerusalem University College, 1991, Biblical History [emphasis Biblical Hebrew Koine Greek, Archaeology, Geography, History]); Administrator/Developer of The Jerusalem Center for Near Eastern Studies (BYU); Instructor Department of Ancient Scriptures (BYU); Director end Faculty of numerous Department of Travel Study (BYU) Tours/Programs to
Europe and the Near East; author of text books used in orientation to the Near East, and Biblical manners and customs guides; father of 4 sons and two daughters (wife is former Shirley Rae Stokes); member of Centro Camuno di Studi Prehistorici, International Society for the Comparative Study of Civilizations (ISCSC); served as advisor to Weston Fields (President of Dead Sea Scrolls Foundation), Editor of International Rotary #249 Bulletins, Bishop (LDS
Church), Missionary (2 1/2 years LDS Korean Mission), past member of professional (UEA, NAFSA- SECUSA, NEA, Mormon History Association ) and community organizations (Advisory Board Member for Center for Jewish Studies [CJS], BSA leader for 20 years); 2$ years working with University programs & #158;n Near East (over 9 years residency in Near East Languages studied- German (2 1/2 years residency), French (3 years), Latin (l year), Korean (3 years 2 % years residency); Chinese (300+ characters), Hebrew (Biblical-2 l/2 years, 9 years us residency; Modern-1 year),
Koine/Byzantine Greek (2 years), Arabic (Palestinian dialect street talk/bedoin use), 5 years study of early West Semitic Dialects (Proto Sinaitic, Proto Canaanite, Paleo Hebrew, some Native American Rock Art.