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Published: 02 June 2011

496 Pages | 8 black and white plates


ISBN: 9780199590438

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The Aramaic Astronomical Book from Qumran

Text, Translation, and Commentary

Edited by Henryk Drawnel

  • A complete edition of the Aramaic text together with a full concordance of all the lexemes and plates with the photographs of the manuscripts
  • Extensive restorations of the fragmentary text based on a new understanding of the astronomical calculation
  • Detailed commentary on the content of the fragments set in the context of related Babylonian literature
  • Text-critical notes on the Aramaic text in relation to its overlapping with the Ethiopic Astronomical Book