Discovering a new Dead Sea Scroll wrapped in a messianic murder mystery.
The key figure for our inquiry was John the Baptist, apparently an Essene.
It’s not always easy to find a nice, reasonably priced place to stay in our tiny country, but the thought of finally being able to take a real vacation is extremely enticing.
Caves have been excavated for decades in the area where Dead Sea Scrolls were found.
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An ancient religious ceremony, described in several Dead Sea Scrolls, could explain the mysteries of the archaeological site of Qumran.
How did Jews in the land of Israel use the toilet some 2,000 years ago? The legendary Dead Sea Scrolls offer some answers.
Some 2,000 years ago, Jews use formal beautifully written biblical manuscripts for public reading as well as informal and sloppy written biblical texts for personal use.
“The main purpose of my work has been using artificial intelligence, an extraction algorithm and statistical analyses to test 51 manuscripts which share a particular handwriting style.”
The project and some preliminary results were presented at a conference at the university last week: while in many instances, some scrolls might be more ancient than previously thought.