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Gleanings from the caves : Dead Sea Scrolls and artefacts from The Schøyen Collection / edited by Torleif Elgvin ; with associate editors, Kipp Davis and Michael Langlois.

  • English
  • Hebrew
  • London : Bloomsbury T&T Clark, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2016.
  • ©2016
508 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm.
Summary note:
This special edition large format LSTS volume presents, over half of them for the first time, ten biblical and five non-biblical fragments from the Judean Desert. The text features 42 photographs of the fragments. The publication of seven new fragments from the Judean Desert will supplement the Discoveries in the Judean Desert series and bring new material to scholars regarding the full textual situation. Two of the new biblical fragments suggest the preservation of substantial textual variants. The new Aramaic fragment reveals the use of interesting linguistic forms. The book includes a 10 page essay by Martin Schøyen about how he has tracked down and acquired Judean Desert fragments and artifacts since 1994. The collection of images, photographs of the fragments, and scholarly commentary from some of the leading experts in the field gives the reader a comprehensive picture of the artifacts from Qumran. The fragments included are: 4QLeviticusi, 4QSamueld, 4QDeuteronomy, and 4Q Twelve prophets; New (additional) fragments of 4QPsalmsq and 4QExodusc; improved version of XJudges frg 3, 4QJoshuac, 1QDanielb, and 4QJoshuac; Apochryphal fragments - 4QTobita and 1QapocrGenesis; and, Other fragments - 1QSb (Rule of Blessings, reedition), 11QTemplea, and 4QAramaic frg.
  • "This book is a product of the project 'Biblical Texts Older than the Bible' at University of Agder"--Page 7.
  • "This volume is the 22nd publication of manuscripts in The Schøyen Collection"--Page 21.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 469-484) and indexes.
Includes texts in Hebrew and translations into English.
Early works.
Other title(s):
  • Dead Sea scrolls. Selections. Hebrew.
  • Dead Sea scrolls. Selections. English.
  • 9780567113009 ((hardback))
  • 0567113000 ((hardback))
  • ((electronic book))
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