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Author International Symposium on Vision, Narrative, and Wisdom in the Aramaic Texts from Qumran (2017 : Copenhagen, Denmark)

Title Vision, narrative, and wisdom in the Aramaic texts from Qumran : essays from the Copenhagen Symposium, 14-15 August, 2017 / edited by Mette Bundvad, Kasper Siegismund ; with the collaboration of Melissa Sayyad Bach, Søren Holst, Jesper Høgenhaven
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2020]
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Series Studies on the texts of the desert of Judah, 0169-9962 ; volume 131
Contents Remembering the past, cultivating a character : memory and the formation of Daniel in the Aramaic pseudo-Daniel texts (4Q243-244; 4Q245) / Andrew B. Perrin -- Transmitting patriarchal voices in Aramaic : claims of authenticity and reliability / Mika S. Pajunen -- The banquet culture in new Jerusalem, an Aramaic text from Qumran / Hugo Antonissen -- Trials and universal renewal-the priestly figure of the Levi testament 4Q541 / Torleif Elgvin -- Between Aaron and Moses in 4Qvisions of Amram / Liora Goldman -- Geography in the visions of Amram texts (4Q543-547) / Jesper Høgenhaven -- Fragments and forefathers : an experiment with the reconstruction of 4Qvisions of Amram / Søren Holst -- 4Q543 2 1-2 and the verb "to give" in Qumran Aramaic / Kasper Siegismund -- The compositional setting and implied audience of some Aramaic texts from Qumran : a working hypothesis / Daniel A. Machiela -- Aramaic traditions from the Qumran caves and the Palestinian sources for part of Luke's special material / George J. Brooke -- 4Q246 and collective interpretation / Melissa Sayyad Bach -- Fake fragments, flexible provenances : eight Aramaic "Dead Sea scrolls" from the 21st century / Arstein Justnes
Summary "The Aramaic Dead Sea Scrolls from Qumran have attracted increasing interest in recent years. These texts predate the "sectarian" Dead Sea scrolls, and they are contemporary with the youngest parts of the Hebrew Bible. They offer a unique glimpse into the situation before the biblical canons were closed. Their highly creative Jewish authors reshaped and rewrote biblical traditions to cope with the concerns of their own time. The essays in this volume examine this fascinating ancient literature from a variety of different perspectives. The book grew out of an international symposium held at the University of Copenhagen in August 2017"-- Provided by publisher
Notes Includes index
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Subject Dead Sea scrolls -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. -- Congresses.
Dead Sea scrolls -- Relation to the Old Testament -- Congresses.
Dead Sea scrolls.
Manuscripts, Aramaic -- West Bank -- Qumran Site -- Congresses
Manuscripts, Aramaic.
RELIGION / Judaism / General
West Bank -- Qumran Site.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Bach, Melissa Sayyad, contributor.
Bundvad, Mette, 1982- editor.
Holst, Søren, contributor.
Høgenhaven, Jesper, contributor.
Siegismund, Kasper, editor.
ISBN 9004413731
9789004413733