Zodiac calendars in the Dead Sea scrolls and their reception : : ancient astronomy and astrology in early Judaism / / by Helen R. Jacobus.

The ancient mathematical basis of the Aramaic calendars in the Dead Sea Scrolls is analysed in this investigation. Helen R. Jacobus re-examines an Aramaic zodiac calendar with a thunder divination text (4Q318) and the calendar from the Aramaic Astronomical Book (4Q208 - 4Q209), all from Qumran. Jaco...

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Superior document:IJS Studies in Judaica, Volume 14
Place / Publishing House:Leiden, Netherlands : : Brill,, 2015.
Year of Publication:2015
Series:IJS studies in Judaica ; Volume 14.
Physical Description:1 online resource (555 p.)
Notes:Conference proceedings of the Institute of Jewish Studies, University College London.
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