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The complete Dead Sea scrolls in English

Author: Géza Vermès
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2011.
Series: Penguin classics
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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Offers the translated text of the Dead Sea Scroll documents as well as information about their history and significance.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Géza Vermès
ISBN: 9780141197319 0141197315
OCLC Number: 802290938
Notes: Translated from the Hebrew and Aramaic.
Description: xxi, 698 pages : illustrations, 2 maps ; 20 cm.
Contents: The rules --
Hymns and poems --
Calendars, liturgies and prayers --
Historical and apocalyptic works --
Wisdom literature --
Bible interpretation --
Biblically based apocryphal works --
Miscellanea.
Series Title: Penguin classics
Other Titles: Dead Sea scrolls.
Responsibility: [translated with an introduction by] Geza Vermes.

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Discovered on the northwest shore of the Dead Sea in the decade after the Second World War, the Dead Sea Scrolls are a historical and religious record of immense significance, altering our  Read more...

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No translation of the Scrolls is either more readable or more authoritative than that of Vermes -- John J. Collins The Times Higher Education Supplement Fascinating, not least because of Geza Vermes' Read more...

 
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