Cookies Policy
X

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

Gleaning Of Scrolls From The Judean Desert

Brill’s MyBook program is exclusively available on BrillOnline Books and Journals. Students and scholars affiliated with an institution that has purchased a Brill E-Book on the BrillOnline platform automatically have access to the MyBook option for the title(s) acquired by the Library. Brill MyBook is a print-on-demand paperback copy which is sold at a favorably uniform low price.

Access this chapter

+ Tax (if applicable)

Chapter Summary

This chapter deals both with fragments found in the eleven Qumran caves and documents from the time of the Bar Kokhba Revolt. It first surveys the history of archaeological research during the Golden Age of the discoveries in the Judean Desert. The chapter then considers scroll fragments from the Qumran caves that, although found before 1956, came to public notice only in recent years. It looks at the inscriptions found at Khirbet Qumran, because those found by de Vaux and additional ostraca were found at Qumran in the last few years. Finally the chapter looks at the scroll fragments, economic documents, and inscriptions from the time of the Bar Kokhba revolt, some of which were kept for many years by collectors and antiquities dealers and were published only recently, while others were discovered in the Judean Desert caves since 1984.

Keywords: Bar Kokhba Revolt; Golden Age; Judean Desert; Khirbet Qumran; Qumran caves; scroll fragments

10.1163/ej.9789004167841.i-552.13
/content/books/10.1163/ej.9789004167841.i-552.13
dcterms_subject,pub_keyword
6
3
Loading

Sign-in

Can't access your account?
  • Tools

  • Add to Favorites
  • Printable version
  • Email this page
  • Recommend to your library

    You must fill out fields marked with: *

    Librarian details
    Your details
    Why are you recommending this title?
    Select reason:
     
    The Dead Sea Scrolls — Recommend this title to your library
  • Export citations
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation