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Complete World of the Dead Sea Scrolls by Philip R. Davies, George John Brooke, Phillip R. Callaway
  

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Complete World of the Dead Sea Scrolls by Philip R. Davies, George John Brooke, Phillip R. Callaway

New in paperback, this is a fully illustrated volume on the discovery, meaning and significance of all the Dead Sea Scrolls by acknowledged experts in the field. Offering intriguing historical and religious insights into the period of authorship, from Babylon to Bar Kokhba, and expert interpretation of the manuscripts using palaeography, Carbon-14 dating and computer reconstructions, the book also includes factfiles, tables, reconstructions, scroll photographs and a guide to where to see the scrolls today.

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Richly illustrated texts. Richly illustrated texts.

Well illustrated. . . . Numerous sidebars describe various technical terms as well as literary, historical, and cultural phenomena. Loaded with background material, this book provides an excellent primer to what is arguably the greatest discovery of biblical archaeology.


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Publication date

27th May 2002

Author

Philip R. Davies, George John Brooke, Phillip R. Callaway

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Publisher

Thames & Hudson Ltd

Format

Paperback
216 pages

Categories

Biblical archaeology
Judaism: sacred texts

ISBN

9780500283714

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