Qumran Cave 4: XIII:The Damascus Document (4Q266-273)

Qumran Cave 4: XIII:The Damascus Document (4Q266-273)

by Joseph M. Baumgarten, Jozef T. Milik, Stephen Pfann, Ada Yardeni
     
 

In this long awaited edition Baumgarten presents all the known Qumran Cave 4 manuscripts of the Damascus Document on the basis of J. T. Milik's original transcriptions. These eight manuscripts antedate the two medieval Cairo Geniza texts (CD) by more than a millennium and are indispensable for all future literary and historical studies on one of the major

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In this long awaited edition Baumgarten presents all the known Qumran Cave 4 manuscripts of the Damascus Document on the basis of J. T. Milik's original transcriptions. These eight manuscripts antedate the two medieval Cairo Geniza texts (CD) by more than a millennium and are indispensable for all future literary and historical studies on one of the major foundational works of the Qumran community.

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"The present volume will be welcomed by all concerned with the study of ancient Palestine."— Journal of Near Eastern Studies

"...a welcome addition to the swelling tide of Dead Sea Scroll publications."—Biblical Archaeology Review

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ISBN-13:
9780198263968
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
03/27/1997
Series:
Discoveries in the Judaean Desert Series, #18
Pages:
300
Product dimensions:
12.63(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.05(d)

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