The Complete World of the Dead Sea Scrolls


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Philip R. Davies, George J. Brooke, Phillip R. Callaway


A fully illustrated survey of all the major Dead Sea Scrolls, written by acknowledged experts in the field.


– A catalogue of the scrolls, including the Copper Scroll, Community Rule, Temple Scroll and numerous others

– Historical and religious insight into the period of authorship, from Babylon to Bar Kokhba

– Investigation into ancient Qumran, the authorship of the scrolls and their significance for modern Judaism and Christianity

– Guide to expert interpretation of the manuscripts using palaeography, Carbon- 14 dating and computer reconstructions

– Factfiles, tables, reconstructions, scroll photographs and a guide to where to see the scrolls today

Additional information

Weight 773 g
Dimensions 19.2 x 25.4 cm
Publisher name Thames and Hudson Ltd
Publication date 27 May 2002
Number of pages 216
Format Paperback / softback
Dimensions 19.2 x 25.4 cm
Weight 773 g


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Philip Davies has written five books and many articles on the Dead Sea Scrolls, as well as other books on biblical history.

George J. Brooke is Rylands Professor of Biblical Criticism and Exegesis at the University of Manchester and co-founder of the journal Dead Sea Discoveries.

Phillip R. Callaway has written widely on the Dead Sea Scrolls.