Objective: "The proposed project is a comprehensive assessment of the evidence for the figure known as the Teacher of Righteousness in the Dead Sea Scrolls discovered at Khirbet Qumran
This volume contains papers delivered at a 2008 conference at the Katholischen Akademie Schwerte, along with some additional essays, focusing on archaeological and textual contributions to the study of Khirbet Qumran
and the Dead Sea Scrolls.
The three volumes compile published transcriptions, with variants, of all the Hebrew biblical scrolls found between 1947 and 1956 in the 11 caves near Khirbet Qumran
, along with a few recent identifications of fragments by specialists.
Taha added that the most prominent of these sites include Hebron, Bethlehem and Nablus in addition to several archaeologist sites such as the Tel el-Sultan site in Jericho, the site of Khirbet Qumran
near the shores of the Dead Sea, Wadi Gaza, Hebron hills, Umm al Rehan forests (mother of basil) in Jenin, and the old port of Gaza.
Uncovered between 1947 and 1956 in 11 caves near Khirbet Qumran
, and dating approximately to 250 BCE to 68 CE, the scrolls are one of the greatest archaeological finds of all time.
The sites of Khirbet Qumran
and 'Ain Feshkha, near the caves in which the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered, were excavated by Roland de Vaux, O.
In late 1946 or early 1947, a Bedouin shepherd called Jum'a Muhammed stumbled on something extraordinary while scrambling among the rocky cliffs that rise just behind a terrace of land on which stand a group of ancient ruins, known as Khirbet Qumran
, by the shores of the Dead Sea.
Donceel-Voute, "'Coenaculum'--La salle a l'etage du Locus 30 a Khirbet Qumran
sur la Mer Morte," Banquets d'Orient.
Schubert, John Keats, Hannah Arendt, Martin Heidegger, or the "great poet who dies in our country," for choosing a quote from the play Atreus by the Roman author Lucius Accius, the writing stages and rough drafts of the poems, the notes by Rachmaninov that gave it music, a performance recorded at Milan's La Scala, even the rationale for choosing to reproduce on the book jacket fragments of the Dead Sea Scrolls found at Khirbet Qumran
Eshel, "Ostraca from Khirbet Qumran
," Israel Exploration Journal 47 (1997): 1728.
This is because text-critical issues of the Old Testament have not unfortunately enjoyed much popularity in recent years, despite the fact that the 190 or so biblical scrolls found at Khirbet Qumran
have fundamentally altered our understanding of the textual situation in the intertestamental period.
Standing in the ancient settlement of Khirbet Qumran
on the shores of the Dead Sea, a teenager with a good arm could throw a stone into Cave 4.