Head of all years : : astronomy and calendars at Qumran in their ancient context / / Jonathan Ben-Dov.

Rather than being an isolated, primitive body of knowledge the Jewish calendar tradition of 364 days constituted an integral part of the astronomical science of the ancient world. This tradition—attested in the Dead Sea Scrolls and in the Pseudepigrapha—stands out as a coherent, novel synthesis, rep...

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Superior document:Studies on the texts of the desert of Judah, v. 78
Year of Publication:2008
Series:Studies on the texts of the desert of Judah ; 78.
Physical Description:1 online resource (352 pages)
Notes:Description based upon print version of record.
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Table of Contents:
  • Preliminary Material / J. Ben-Dov
  • Introduction / J. Ben-Dov
  • Chapter 1. Unifying Elements Of The 364-Day Calendar / J. Ben-Dov
  • Chapter 2. Lunar Theory And The Composition Of Ab / J. Ben-Dov
  • Chapter 3. The Triennial Cycle / J. Ben-Dov
  • Chapter 4. The Astronomical Book And Babylonian / J. Ben-Dov
  • Chapter 5. Lunar Phases In The Mimarot Scrolls And Late / J. Ben-Dov
  • Chapter 6. Between Babylonia And Jerusalem: / J. Ben-Dov
  • Chapter 7. Summary And Conclusions / J. Ben-Dov
  • Bibliography / J. Ben-Dov
  • Index Of Ancient Sources / J. Ben-Dov
  • Index Of Modern Authors / J. Ben-Dov
  • Index Of Subjects / J. Ben-Dov.