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.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Number of pages: 216
Weight: 770 g
Dimensions: 254 x 192 x 16 mm
'Shrewd and perceptive ... a thoughtful and helpful introduction to the scrolls ' - Michael A. Knibb, King's College London
'Written in a lively and engaging manner ... makes the reading of dry, often impenetrable, fragments come alive' - Society for Old Testament Study