The Complete World of the Dead Sea Scrolls

Author(s): Philip R. Davies


New in paperback, this is a fully illustrated volume on the discovery, meaning and significance of all the "Dead Sea Scrolls" by acknowledged experts in the field. Offering intriguing historical and religious insights into the period of authorship, from Babylon to Bar Kokhba, and expert interpretation of the manuscripts using palaeography, Carbon-14 dating and computer reconstructions, the book also includes factfiles, tables, reconstructions, scroll photographs and a guide to where to see the scrolls today.


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Loaded with background material, this book provides an excellent primer to what is arguably the greatest discovery of biblical archaeology.

General Fields

  • : 9780500283714
  • : Thames & Hudson Ltd
  • : Thames & Hudson Ltd
  • : February 2011
  • : 254mm X 192mm X 18mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : March 2011
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 216 illustrations, 84 in colour
  • : Philip R. Davies
  • : Paperback
  • : 296.155
  • : 216