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    Discoveries in the Judaean Desert: Qumran Cave 4 v.21 (Discoveries in the Judaean Desert) (Hardback)(English / French / Hebrew / Official Aramaic; Imperial Aramaic (700-300 BCE)) Volume editor Uwe Glessmer, Edited by Shemaryahu Talmon, Edited by Jonathan Ben-Dov

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    DescriptionCalendars and the celebration of feasts and holidays form an important part of religious and national movements. Often they cause debate and lead to schism. It is well documented that the Qumran community followed a solar calendar which differed fundamentally from the lunar calendar observed at the Temple in Jerusalem. This volume contains texts composed by the Qumran community which delineated its calendar, considered 'God-ordained'. Some of the texts were written in a unique script known as 'Cryptic A' indicating their esoteric and secret nature.


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    Title
    Discoveries in the Judaean Desert: Qumran Cave 4 v.21
    Authors and contributors
    Volume editor Uwe Glessmer, Edited by Shemaryahu Talmon, Edited by Jonathan Ben-Dov
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 280
    Width: 238 mm
    Height: 314 mm
    Thickness: 26 mm
    Weight: 1,361 g
    Language
    English
    French
    Hebrew
    Official Aramaic; Imperial Aramaic (700-300 BCE)
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780198270164
    ISBN 10: 019827016X
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: REL
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.6
    Ingram Spring Arbor Market: Y
    BISAC V2.8: REL006210
    B&T General Subject: 690
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC subject category V2: HRJ
    DC21: 296.155
    BIC subject category V2: HRL
    BISAC V2.8: LAN009000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15420
    BISAC V2.8: REL072000
    Ingram Subject Code: RF
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 35
    Libri: I-RF
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 56
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    DC22: 221.4/4, 221.44
    BIC subject category V2: PGZ
    LC classification: BM488.5 .A1 1968
    Thema V1.0: QRVC, QRJ, CF, PGZ, QRV
    Illustrations note
    13 black & white plates
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press
    Imprint name
    Clarendon Press
    Publication date
    10 January 2002
    Publication City/Country
    Oxford
    Review quote
    ...another masterpiece in the DJD series... Sacha Stern, Journal of Semitic Studies All scholars of Qumran texts should be grateful to the three editors who have produced this volume. For the first time we have the corpus of calendrical texts available not only in transcription but also with photographs and full supporting detail in the DJD fashion. Dead Sea Discoveries