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The Biblical Masorah and the Temple Scroll: An Orthographical Inquiry
     

The Biblical Masorah and the Temple Scroll: An Orthographical Inquiry

by Steven Leonard Jacobs
 

ISBN-10: 0761823069

ISBN-13: 9780761823063

Pub. Date: 10/29/2002

Publisher: UPA

The Temple Scroll, the last of the Dead Sea Scrolls found in 1967, contains two phenomena that are at variance with the Jewish tradition. Professor Jacobs presents a thorough study of ligature writing or "joined letters" and the insertion of both words and phrases between the lines of the text in The Biblical Masorah and the Temple Scroll.

Overview

The Temple Scroll, the last of the Dead Sea Scrolls found in 1967, contains two phenomena that are at variance with the Jewish tradition. Professor Jacobs presents a thorough study of ligature writing or "joined letters" and the insertion of both words and phrases between the lines of the text in The Biblical Masorah and the Temple Scroll.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761823063
Publisher:
UPA
Publication date:
10/29/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
152
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.28(h) x 0.67(d)

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Figures Chapter 2 Tables Chapter 3 Foreword Chapter 4 Preface Chapter 5 Introduction Chapter 6 The Writing of the Biblical Text (Halakha and Masorah) and the Writing of the Temple Scroll Chapter 7 The Question of the Dating of the Temple Scroll and Other Scribal Phenomena Chapter 8 A Bibliographic Essay: Surveying the Literature; Final Thoughts Chapter 9 Bibliography Chapter 10 Supplement Chapter 11 About the Author

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