By Emanuel Tov
This monograph is written within the type of a guide at the scribal good points of the texts present in the Judean wasteland, the lifeless Sea Scrolls. It information the cloth, form, and instruction of the scrolls; scribes and scribal task; scripts, writing conventions, mistakes and their correction, and scribal symptoms; scribal traditions; alterations among types of scrolls (e.g., biblical and nonbiblical scrolls); and the prospective life of scribal faculties resembling that at Qumran. In such a lot different types, the research is intended to be exhaustive. a number of tables in addition to annotated illustrations and charts of scribal indicators accompany the distinct research. The findings have significant implications for the examine of the scrolls and the certainty in their courting to scribal traditions in Israel and somewhere else.