Aspects of the Dead Sea Scrolls...

Ten contributions from various perspectives on this unique find: from the departments of Bible, Archaeology, Hebrew Philology, Linguistics, and Comparative Religion, by E.Y. Kutscher, Yigael Yudin, N. Avigad, Jacob Light, M. H. Segal, Chaim Rabin, Shemaryahu Talmon, Z. Ben-Hayyim, and David Flusser.



Aspects of the Dead Sea Scrolls (Scripta Hierosolymitana IV)


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Front Matter Dedication Page Table of Contents Editors' PrefaceTitle Page Copyright Page Contents The Language of the Genesis Apocryphon *): A preliminary studyTHE SET Of THE LANGUAGE§ 1. The linguistic background§ 2. The language of the Scroll and Middle Aramaic (= M.A.)§ 3 The language of the scroll and Biblical Aramaic (R)§ 5. Influence of Biblical Aramaic on the language of the Scroll§ 6. Non-Biblical 'Reichsaramiiisch' elements in the Scroll§ 7. The Middle Aramaic in the Scroll = Western Aramaic§8 The Middle Aramaic of the Scroll is close to Targum Onkelosand Christian Aramaic§ 9. The language of the Scroll and the Christian Aramaicof Palestine§ 10. The language of the Scroll and Samaritan Aramaic§ 11. Eastern Elements in the Language of the Scroll§ 12. Hebrew elements in the language of the Scroll§ 13. Place of origin of the Scroll§ 14. Time of origin of the ScrollADDITIONAL REMARKS§ 1 Proper names§2 Spelling§ 3. Comments on the text§ 4. Notes on the syntaxAddendaA SELECT INDEX OF FORMS DISCUSSEDTHE DEAD SEA SCROLLSAND THE EPISTLE TO THE HEBREWSTHE PROBLEMTHE MAIN THEMES OF THE EPISTLEJesus and the prophetsJesus and the AngelsJesus and MosesJesus the Priestly Messiah - a priest of an order superior to thatof Aaron.THE MESSIANIC BELIEFS OF THE ADDRESSEES AND THOSE OF THE DSS SECTThe eschatological role of the angels.The Priestly Messiah The eschatological Prophet and MosesThe Pentateuchal subject-matter in the EpistleTHE PALAEOGRAPHY OF THE DEAD SEA SCROLLS AND RELATED DOCUMENTSINTRODUCTORY REMARKSPERSIAN AND PTOLEMAIC PERIODSElephantine Papyri: Col. IEdfu Documents: Cols. II-IIISamuel (4Q Sam); Col. IV.HASMONAEAN PERIODThe Nash Papyrus: Col. VQoheleth (4Q Eccles): Col. VIIsaiah A (lQ Isaa): Col. VIIThe Manual of Discipline: Col. VIIITHE HERODIAN GROUP OF SCROLLSIsaiah B: Col. IXWar Scroll: Col. XGenesis Apocryphon: Col. XIHabakkuk Commentary: Col. XIIThanksgiving Hymns: Cols. XIII, XIVFUNERARY INSCRIPTIONS OF THE HERODIAN PERIODTHE BAR-KoKHBA PERIOD: Cols. XXVIII-XXXIIITHIRD TO FOURTH CENTURIES C.E.Cols. XXXIV-XXXVIAN ANALYSIS OF THE TREATISE ON THE TWO SPIRITS IN DSDTABLELINGUISTIC STRUCTURE AND TRADITION IN THE QUMRAN DOCUMENTSAN INDEX OF SELECTED FORMSTHE QUMRAN WAR SCROLL AND THE DATE OF ITS COMPOSITIONTHE HISTORICAL BACKGROUND OF QUMRAN HEBREWTHE CALENDAR RECKONING OF THE SECT FROM THE JUDAEAN DESERTVIIIADDITIONAL NOTETRADITIONS IN THE HEBREW LANGUAGE, WITH SPECIALREFERENCE TO THE DEAD SEA SCROLLSTHE DEAD SEA SECT AND PRE-PAULINE CHRISTIANITYII. DUALISM OF GOOD AND EVILIII. PREDESTINATIONIV. ELECTION OF GRACE V. CIVITAS DEIVI. THE NEW COVENANTVII. BAPTISMVIII. SPIRITIX. FLESH AND SPIRITX. CONCLUSIONBack Matter INDEX OF QUOTATIONSI. OLD TEST AMENTII. APOCRYPHA AND PSEUDEPIGRAPHAIII. NEW TESTAMENTIV. MISHNAHV. TOSEFTAVI. PALESTINIAN TALMUDVII. BABYLONIAN TALMUDVIII. OTHER RABBINIC WORKSIX. SELECTED OTHER SOURCESX. DEAD SEA SCROLLSA) DISCIPLINE SCROLLDISCIPLINE SCROLLB) THANKSGIVING SCROLL C) WARS OF THE CHILDREN OF LIGHTD) HABAKKUK COMMENTARYE) GENESIS APOCRYPHONF) ZADOKITE DOCUMENTSG) ISAIAH SCROLL AH) ISAIAH SCROLL BQUMRAN CAVE I I) BIBLICAL FRAGMENTS J) OTHER FRAGMENTSQUl~1.RAN CAVE IViii, 20-21:51iv, 26:223v, 28:126IQ 34 bis( Recueil de PrieresLiturgiques )Frag. 2 + 11-5:188Frag. 3i, 4:188ii, 3: 180, 254IQ 36( Recueil d'hymnes )14:97K) BIBLICAL FRAGMENTSQUMRAN CAVE VI K) BIBLICAL FRAGMENTS L) OTHER FRAGMENTSM) OTHER DS DOCUMENTSTitle Page
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