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  • The Dead Sea Scrolls at 60by Lawrence Schiffman; Shani Tzoref

    BRILL 2010; US$ 169.00

    This volume constitutes the proceedings of the 2008 Ranieri Colloquium on Ancient Studies at New York University, dedicated to "The Dead Sea Scrolls at 60: The Scholarly Contributions of NYU Faculty and Alumni." more...

  • Qumran Cave 1 Revisitedby Daniel K. Falk; Sarianna Metso; Donald W. Parry; Eibert Tigchelaar

    BRILL 2010; US$ 153.00

    Papers presented at the IOQS meeting in Ljubljana ?Qumran Cave 1 Revisited: Reconsidering the Cave 1 Texts Sixty Years after Their Discovery,? on the two Isaiah scrolls, the Community Rule, the War Scroll, the Thanksgivings Scroll, and the Genesis Apocryphon. more...

  • The Relationship between Roman and Local Law in the Babatha and Salome Komaise Archivesby Jacobine G Oudshoorn; Carolien Oudshoorn

    BRILL 2007; US$ 216.00

    Using a division between substantive and formal law as the key element for understanding the applicable law in papyri, this study offers a new understanding of the distinct parts Roman and local law played in the legal reality of second-century Arabia. more...

  • 4QMMTby Hanne von Weissenberg

    BRILL 2009; US$ 144.00

    Focuses on the third section of one of the most important documents from the Qumran library, the epilogue of "4QMMT". This title evaluates the textual basis for this section, and analyses how the epilogue functions as a part of the larger document. more...

  • The Dead Sea Scrollsby Sarianna Metso; Hindy Najman; Eileen Schuller

    BRILL 2010; US$ 146.00

    How were Jewish texts produced and transmitted in late antiquity? What role did scribal practices play in the shaping of both scriptural and interpretive traditions, which areas the Scrolls show so decisivelyintimately intertwined? How were texts assembled from a variety of earlier sources, both oral and written? Why were they often attributed to pseudonymous... more...

  • Wisdom Texts from Qumranby Daniel Harrington S. J.

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 39.95

    This study is the first full analysis of the Qumran wisdom texts. New translations and a full explanation of the background and context of wisdom literature introduce the reader to an important and hitherto little discussed part of the Dead Sea Scrolls. After surveying biblical and extrabiblical wisdom books, the author considers the best and most... more...

  • Qumran und die Archäologieby Carsten Claußen; Jörg Frey; Nadine Kessler

    Mohr Siebeck 2011; US$ 151.40

    Hauptbeschreibung In der Diskussion um die Funde von Qumran ist in den letzten Jahren verstärkt die Archäologie in den Blick getreten. Verbreitete Ansichten zum Charakter der Siedlung von Khirbet Qumran und zur Funktion der Gebäude wurden in Frage gestellt, und teilweise wurde der Bezug zwischen den Schriftrollen und der Siedlung selbst in Zweifel... more...

  • Discoveries in the Judaean Desert XXXVIIby Émile Puech

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 244.99

    Volume XXXVII contains the editio princeps of the second group of Aramaic texts (4Q550-583) from Cave 4 which were originally assigned to Pere Jean Starcky. They are primarily parabiblical and pseudepigraphical compositions reflecting the interest in biblical themes characteristic of Second Temple Judaism. The commentary is in French. - ;This volume... more...

  • Mammoth Books presents Religious Cabalsby Jon E. Lewis

    Constable & Robinson 2012; US$ 1.44

    The Dead Sea Scrolls Why was it so important these documents should not be seen? What ancient historical secret was so big that it had to be buried forever? Freemasons Is this group of seemingly innocuous middle-aged men linked to almost every evil perpetuated? Are they really just an eccentric bunch of patriarchal do-gooders, or are they in... more...

  • Calendars in the Dead Sea Scrollsby James C. VanderKam

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 41.95

    1997 was the 50th anniversary of the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls. Calendars in the Dead Sea Scrolls explores the evidence about calendars in the Dead Sea Scrolls, the Hebrew Bible and other ancient Jewish texts. James C. VanderKam examines the pertinent texts, their sources and the different uses to which people put calendrical information... more...