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Qumrân Cave 4: Calendrical Texts
     

Qumrân Cave 4: Calendrical Texts

by John Marco Allegro, Shemaryahu Talmon (Editor), Jonathan Ben-Dov (Editor), Uwe Glessmer (Editor), Palestine Archaeological Museum Staff (Contribution by)
 

It is well documented that the Qumran community followed a solar calendar which differed fundamentally from the lunar calendar observed at the Temple in Jerusalem. This volume contains Qumran texts which delineated the community's calendar. Some of the texts were written in a unique script known as "Cryptic A", indicating their secret nature.

Overview

It is well documented that the Qumran community followed a solar calendar which differed fundamentally from the lunar calendar observed at the Temple in Jerusalem. This volume contains Qumran texts which delineated the community's calendar. Some of the texts were written in a unique script known as "Cryptic A", indicating their secret nature.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198270164
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
01/10/2002
Series:
Discoveries in the Judaean Desert Series , #21
Pages:
292
Product dimensions:
12.40(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.40(d)

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