Copper Scroll Studies

Overview

This book contains the papers delivered at the 1996 Copper Scroll Symposium which was organized by the Manchester-Sheffield Centre for Dead Sea Scrolls Research to mark the 40th Anniversary of the opening of this enigmatic scroll in Manchester. The papers cover the history of the Scroll's interpretation (P. Muchowski, P. Davies, B. Segal, M. Wise); how it should be conserved, restored and read (N. Cacoudre, M. Lundberg, E. Puech); how it was produced (P. Kyle McCarter); the meaning of its technical terms (J.F. ...

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Overview

This book contains the papers delivered at the 1996 Copper Scroll Symposium which was organized by the Manchester-Sheffield Centre for Dead Sea Scrolls Research to mark the 40th Anniversary of the opening of this enigmatic scroll in Manchester. The papers cover the history of the Scroll's interpretation (P. Muchowski, P. Davies, B. Segal, M. Wise); how it should be conserved, restored and read (N. Cacoudre, M. Lundberg, E. Puech); how it was produced (P. Kyle McCarter); the meaning of its technical terms (J.F. Elwolde, A. Lange, J. Lefkovits, J. Lubbe, L. Schiffman); its genre (M. Bar-Ilan, R. Fidler, T. Lim); its geography (P.S. Alexander); its correlation with archaeological remains (H. Eshel); and not least who wrote it, when and why (S. Goranson, I Knohl, H. Stegemann, B. Thierine, A. Wolters) with an Introduction by G. Brooke. This is volume 40 in the Jourbanal for the Study of Pseudepigrapha Supplement series.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780567084569
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Publication date: 7/9/2004
  • Series: Academic Paperback Series
  • Pages: 362
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Meet the Author

George J. Brooke is Rylands Professor of Biblical Criticism and Exegesis, University of Manchester (UK).

Philip R. Davies is Professor of Biblical Studies in the University of Sheffield, UK.

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Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
List of Contributors
Introduction 1
1 The Conservation and Restoration of the Copper Scroll from Qumran 12
2 John Allegro and the Copper Scroll 25
3 Professor Henry Wright Baker: The Copper Scroll and his Career 37
4 When Images Meet: The Potential of Photographic and Computer Imaging Technology for the Study of the Copper Scroll 45
5 Some Results of a New Examination of the Copper Scroll (3Q15) 58
6 Aqueducts in the Copper Scroll 92
7 3Q15: Its Linguistic Affiliation, with Lexicographical Comments 108
8 The Meaning of Dema' in the Copper Scroll and Ancient Jewish Literature 122
9 The Copper Scroll Treasure: Fact or Fiction? The Abbreviation [actual symbol not reproducible] versus [actual symbol not reproducible] 139
10 The Copper Scroll and Language Issues 155
11 Kelei Dema': Tithe Jars, Scroll Jars and Cookie Jars 163
12 The Architectural Vocabulary of the Copper Scroll and the Temple Scroll 180
13 The Process of Writing the Copper Scroll 198
14 Inclusio and Symbolic Geography in the Copper Scroll 210
15 Further Reflections on the Copper Scroll 226
16 New Light on the Copper Scroll and 4QMMT 233
17 The Origin of 3Q15: Forty Years of Discussion 257
18 The Copper Scroll: Novel Approaches 271
19 The Copper Scroll: King Herod's Bank Account? 276
20 Some Palaeographical Observations Regarding the Cover Art 288
21 David J. Wilmot and the Copper Scroll 291
22 Palaeography and Literary Structure as Guides to Reading the Copper Scroll 311
Select Bibliography 334
Index of Copper Scroll References 336
Index of Authors 340
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