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The Essenes, the Scrolls, and the Dead Sea [electronic resource]

Joan E. Taylor
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Edition
First edition
Language
English
ISBN
9780199554485, 019955448X, 9780191745911 (ebook), 019174591X (ebook)
Contents
  • The Essenes in ancient literature
  • 'A peculiar problem' : a short history of scholarship on the Essenes
  • Philo of Alexandria
  • Josephus
  • The Herodians of the Gospel of Mark
  • Pliny
  • Dio Chrysostom, Synesius, and Julius Solinus
  • Christian and Jewish writings from the second to fifth centuries
  • Conclusions : the essential Essenes
  • The Dead Sea, the Essenes, and the scrolls
  • The history of the Dead Sea
  • Essenes beside the Dead Sea : Qumran
  • The Dead Sea scrolls
  • 'Roots, remedies and properties of stones' : Dead Sea healing
  • General conclusions.
Description
Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 344-383) and indexes.
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