By way of contrast, a recent review of the Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls
notes that only one female scholar is named as having been involved in that project as an editor or adviser.
/introduction) Dead Sea Scrolls
were found in several Qumran caves in the 1940s and 1950s.
Although at the end of the day no scroll
was found, and instead we 'only' found a piece of parchment rolled up in a jug that was being processed for writing, the findings indicate beyond any doubt that the cave contained scrolls
that were stolen.
will remain available to buy "for the time being," while servers will stay online through "at least" July 1.
It is the first time the scroll
of Princess Eudokia Doukas - one of only two known examples from the entire Byzantine period of an illustrated prayer scroll
where the original owner can be named - has been on display in public.
Summary: Rome: The world's oldest complete Torah scroll
has been found in a university archive in .
The choice of individual manuscripts from The Dead Sea Scrolls
that were discovered between 1947 and 1956 contain the oldest copies of many biblical texts and offer an insight into the Jewish society that is now accessible to anyone:
On exhibit May 19 - October 14, Dead Sea Scrolls
: Life in Ancient Times presents one of the most comprehensive collections of Israeli antiquities ever organized, including one of the largest collections of the priceless Dead Sea Scrolls
Last September, Google had collaborated with the Israel Museum to release indexed and searchable versions of five complete Dead Sea Scrolls
, including The Great Isaiah Scroll
and the Temple Scroll
is to bring together a range of diverse perspectives on and scholarly approaches to the scrolls
, some addressing issues that are foundational to the field, and some exploring avenues that lead in untested or experimental directions.
Written between the third and first centuries BCE, the Dead Sea Scrolls
include the oldest known biblical manuscripts in existence.
According to the report, so far five of the scrolls
have been captured-the Temple Scroll
, the Great Isaiah Scroll
, the War Scroll
, the Commentary on the Habakkuk Scroll
, and the Community Rule Scroll