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Calendars in the Qumran Collection

Jacobus, HR; (2015) Calendars in the Qumran Collection. In: Wassen, C and White Crawford, S, (eds.) The Dead Sea Scrolls at Qumran and the Concept of a Library. (pp. 217-243). Brill: Leiden/Boston.

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Abstract

The essay examines the modern classification of calendars at Qumran (based on available literature from 2002 and 2009). The thin literature review shows that contemporary scholars differ in their perception of how the calendars should be grouped. The study argues that the calendars in the collection are connected and that they should not be artificially separated by classifying them according to a "sectarian"-based model.

Type: Book chapter
Title: Calendars in the Qumran Collection
ISBN: 9004301828
ISBN-13: 9789004301825
Language: English
Additional information: This version is the version of record. For information on re-use, please refer to the publisher’s terms and conditions.
Keywords: Calendars, Dead Sea Scrolls, Qumran, Ancient Jewish calendars, 364-day calendars, 360-day calendars, Qumran calendars, Zodiac calendars, Annie Jaubert, J.T. Milik, Cryptic calendars.
UCL classification: UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL SLASH
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1417152
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