The Laws of the Damascus Document: Sources, Traditions and Redaction

The Laws of the Damascus Document: Sources, Traditions and Redaction

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The Laws of the Damascus Document: Sources, Traditions and Redaction by Charlotte Hempel, C. H. Hempel

The "Damascus Document" is considered by many as one of the key Jewish manuscripts to have been discovered in 20th century. This volume provides a detailed analysis of the laws of the "Damascus Document" and fully incorporates the Cave 4 evidence. The author offers a close reading of the text and identifies a number of literary strata as well as some redactional activity.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789004111509
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 06/05/1998
Series: Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah Series , #29
Pages: 218
Product dimensions: 6.52(w) x 9.62(h) x 0.78(d)

About the Author

Charlotte Hempel, Ph.D. (1995) University of London, is Sutasoma Research Fellow at Lucy Cavendish College Cambridge. Recent publications include The Earthly Essene Nucleus of IQSa, in Dead Sea Discoveries (1996) and The Penal Code Reconsidered in Legal Texts and Legal Issues, (Brill, 1997).

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