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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