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The Dead Sea scrolls : a new translation, Michael O. Wise, Martin G. Abegg Jr., and Edward M. Cook

Label
The Dead Sea scrolls : a new translation
Title
The Dead Sea scrolls
Title remainder
a new translation
Statement of responsibility
Michael O. Wise, Martin G. Abegg Jr., and Edward M. Cook
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • heb
  • arc
  • eng
Summary
Presents a modern English translation of the Dead Sea Scrolls, containing an comprehensive portion the fragmented scrolls, and including never-before released texts and recently discovered writings about key Biblical prophets and ancestors
Cataloging source
DLC
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Dead Sea scrolls
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1954-
  • 1952-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wise, Michael Owen
  • Abegg, Martin G.
  • Cook, Edward M.
Label
The Dead Sea scrolls : a new translation, Michael O. Wise, Martin G. Abegg Jr., and Edward M. Cook
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Translated and with commentary by Michael Wise"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 635-646)-and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • I. Prolegomena -- A Dead Sea Scrolls time line -- Reading a Dead Sea Scroll -- How to read this book -- II. Texts -- The Damascus document -- Tales of the Patriarchs -- Thanksgiving Psalms (The Thanksgiving Scroll) -- A commentary on Habakkuk -- Charter of a Jewish sectarian association -- Charter for Israel in the last days -- Priestly blessings for the last days -- The War Scroll -- The words of Moses -- The book of secrets -- Tongues of fire -- A vision of the New Jerusalem -- Festival prayers -- A list of buried treasure -- The Copper Scroll -- Apocryphal Psalms -- A reworking of Genesis and Exodus -- Ordinances -- An account of the story of Samuel -- Commentaries on Isaiah -- A commentary on Hosea -- A commentary on Nahum -- Commentaries on Psalms -- The last days: a commentary on selected verses -- A lament for Zion -- The ages of the world -- A sectarian history -- Wiles of the wicked woman -- In praise of wisdom -- A horoscope written in code -- The book of giants -- The words of Levi, Geniza fragments, Mt. Athos Greek text -- The last words of Naphtali -- A paraphrase of Genesis and Exodus -- Israel and the Holy Land -- Enoch and the watchers -- The healing of King Nabonidus -- The vision of Daniel
  • A vision of the Son of God -- The acts of a king -- A commentary on the Law of Moses -- Commentaries on Genesis -- Portions of sectarian law -- Ritual purity laws concerning liquids -- Rule of initiation -- The ashes of the red heifer -- Ritual purity laws concerning menstruation -- Laws concerning lots -- A liturgy of blessing and cursing -- Laws for purification -- Laws about gleaning -- The war of the Messiah -- The sage to the "children of dawn" -- The parable of the bountiful tree -- A reader's guide to the Qumran Calendar Texts -- The phases of the moon -- A divination text (Brontologion) -- Calendar of the heavenly signs -- Synchronistic calendars -- An annalistic calendar -- Priestly service: Sabbath, month, and festival -- year one -- Priestly service: Sabbath, month, and festival -- year four -- The Sabbath and festivals of the year -- Priestly service as the seasons change -- Priestly rotation on the Sabbath -- Priestly service on the Passover -- Priestly service on New Year's Day -- A liturgical calendar -- False prophets in Israel -- An annotated law of Moses -- The inheritance of the firstborn, the Messiah of David -- A sermon on the Flood -- Stories about the tribes of Israel -- A discourse on the Exodus and conquest -- The test of a true prophet -- A Moses apocryphon -- Psalms of Joshua -- A collection of Royal Psalms -- An apocryphon of Elijah -- God the Creator -- Prayers for forgiveness -- A sectarian manifesto -- The Songs of the Sabbath sacrifice -- Prayer of praise -- A liturgy -- The secret of the way things are -- A baptismal liturgy -- A commentary on Genesis and Exodus -- A collection of Proverbs -- In praise of God's grace -- Hymns of Thanksgiving -- Meditation of the sage -- In praise of King Jonathan -- Meditation on Israel's history -- Lies of the Patriarchs -- The Archangel Michael and King Zedekiah -- Assorted manuscripts -- The two ways -- A record of disciplinary action -- A prayer for deliverance -- A liturgy of thanksgiving -- Daily prayers -- The words of the heavenly lights -- The songs of sage for protection against evil spirits -- A purification ritual -- Redemption and resurrection -- A tale of Joshua -- The blessings of the wise -- The words of the Archangel Michael -- The birth of the chosen one -- The vision of Jacob -- An apocryphon of Judah -- The last words of Joseph -- The last words of Kohath -- The vision of Amram -- Hur and Miriam -- The tale of Bagastraw -- The vision of the four trees -- A biblical chronology -- An exorcism -- An Aramaic horoscope -- An Aramaic text on the Persian period -- A priestly vision -- Thanksgiving -- Apocryphal Psalms of David -- An Aramaic translation of the book of Job -- Songs to disperse demons -- The coming of Melchizedek -- The temple scroll -- III. Epilogue
Control code
60341070
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Revised Edition.
Extent
xvi, 662 pages
Isbn
9780060766627
Lccn
2005046285
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)60341070
Label
The Dead Sea scrolls : a new translation, Michael O. Wise, Martin G. Abegg Jr., and Edward M. Cook
Publication
Note
"Translated and with commentary by Michael Wise"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 635-646)-and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • I. Prolegomena -- A Dead Sea Scrolls time line -- Reading a Dead Sea Scroll -- How to read this book -- II. Texts -- The Damascus document -- Tales of the Patriarchs -- Thanksgiving Psalms (The Thanksgiving Scroll) -- A commentary on Habakkuk -- Charter of a Jewish sectarian association -- Charter for Israel in the last days -- Priestly blessings for the last days -- The War Scroll -- The words of Moses -- The book of secrets -- Tongues of fire -- A vision of the New Jerusalem -- Festival prayers -- A list of buried treasure -- The Copper Scroll -- Apocryphal Psalms -- A reworking of Genesis and Exodus -- Ordinances -- An account of the story of Samuel -- Commentaries on Isaiah -- A commentary on Hosea -- A commentary on Nahum -- Commentaries on Psalms -- The last days: a commentary on selected verses -- A lament for Zion -- The ages of the world -- A sectarian history -- Wiles of the wicked woman -- In praise of wisdom -- A horoscope written in code -- The book of giants -- The words of Levi, Geniza fragments, Mt. Athos Greek text -- The last words of Naphtali -- A paraphrase of Genesis and Exodus -- Israel and the Holy Land -- Enoch and the watchers -- The healing of King Nabonidus -- The vision of Daniel
  • A vision of the Son of God -- The acts of a king -- A commentary on the Law of Moses -- Commentaries on Genesis -- Portions of sectarian law -- Ritual purity laws concerning liquids -- Rule of initiation -- The ashes of the red heifer -- Ritual purity laws concerning menstruation -- Laws concerning lots -- A liturgy of blessing and cursing -- Laws for purification -- Laws about gleaning -- The war of the Messiah -- The sage to the "children of dawn" -- The parable of the bountiful tree -- A reader's guide to the Qumran Calendar Texts -- The phases of the moon -- A divination text (Brontologion) -- Calendar of the heavenly signs -- Synchronistic calendars -- An annalistic calendar -- Priestly service: Sabbath, month, and festival -- year one -- Priestly service: Sabbath, month, and festival -- year four -- The Sabbath and festivals of the year -- Priestly service as the seasons change -- Priestly rotation on the Sabbath -- Priestly service on the Passover -- Priestly service on New Year's Day -- A liturgical calendar -- False prophets in Israel -- An annotated law of Moses -- The inheritance of the firstborn, the Messiah of David -- A sermon on the Flood -- Stories about the tribes of Israel -- A discourse on the Exodus and conquest -- The test of a true prophet -- A Moses apocryphon -- Psalms of Joshua -- A collection of Royal Psalms -- An apocryphon of Elijah -- God the Creator -- Prayers for forgiveness -- A sectarian manifesto -- The Songs of the Sabbath sacrifice -- Prayer of praise -- A liturgy -- The secret of the way things are -- A baptismal liturgy -- A commentary on Genesis and Exodus -- A collection of Proverbs -- In praise of God's grace -- Hymns of Thanksgiving -- Meditation of the sage -- In praise of King Jonathan -- Meditation on Israel's history -- Lies of the Patriarchs -- The Archangel Michael and King Zedekiah -- Assorted manuscripts -- The two ways -- A record of disciplinary action -- A prayer for deliverance -- A liturgy of thanksgiving -- Daily prayers -- The words of the heavenly lights -- The songs of sage for protection against evil spirits -- A purification ritual -- Redemption and resurrection -- A tale of Joshua -- The blessings of the wise -- The words of the Archangel Michael -- The birth of the chosen one -- The vision of Jacob -- An apocryphon of Judah -- The last words of Joseph -- The last words of Kohath -- The vision of Amram -- Hur and Miriam -- The tale of Bagastraw -- The vision of the four trees -- A biblical chronology -- An exorcism -- An Aramaic horoscope -- An Aramaic text on the Persian period -- A priestly vision -- Thanksgiving -- Apocryphal Psalms of David -- An Aramaic translation of the book of Job -- Songs to disperse demons -- The coming of Melchizedek -- The temple scroll -- III. Epilogue
Control code
60341070
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Revised Edition.
Extent
xvi, 662 pages
Isbn
9780060766627
Lccn
2005046285
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)60341070

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