The Dead Sea Scrolls, a Full History : A Full History.

Preceded by The Dead Sea Scrolls, A Short History, The Dead Sea Scrolls, A Full History, vol. 1, is the first of a projected two volumes offering a more complete account of the discovery of the scrolls and their history over the past 60 years since the first scrolls were discovered in a cave near th...

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Main Author: Fields, Weston.
Format: eBook
Published: Leiden : BRILL, 2009.
Edition:1st ed.
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Table of Contents:
  • Dedication
  • Acknowledgments
  • Table of Contents
  • Introduction
  • Prologue
  • Chapter 1 First Discoveries at Qumran
  • Chapter 2 The Mystery of Cave 1
  • Chapter 3 Discoveries at Wadi Murabba'at
  • Chapter 4 The Bountiful Year
  • Chapter 5 More Acquisition and Decipherment
  • Chapter 6 The Cave 4 Team
  • Chapter 7 The St. Mark's Scrolls Return
  • Chapter 8 The Most Productive Year
  • Chapter 9 Cave 4 Work Continues But is Stopped by the Suez Crisis
  • Chapter 10 Regrouping After Suez
  • Chapter 11 The Last Cave 4 Scrolls
  • Chapter 12 The Museum is on the Brink
  • Chapter 13 A Ray of Hope for the Museum
  • Postscript
  • Timeline
  • Abbreviations
  • Endnotes
  • Scrolls Ledger
  • Glossary
  • Index.