Dead Sea Scrolls Handbook presents Hebrew and Aramaic transcriptions of approximately 450 non-biblical texts from Qumran, arranged according to the sequential number of the composition and the Qumran Cave. Thus, the texts are arranged as follows: 1Q14, 1QpHab, 1Q15, 1Q16, 1Q17, and so forth. This arrangement provides straightforward access to the texts in a single volume and facilitates usage of the
Handbook’s texts, derived from the works of competent and accomplished Qumran scholars, represent significant contributions to Qumran studies.
Devorah Dimant, Ph.D. (1974), is Professor (em.) of Ancient Jewish Literature. She held the George and Florence Wise Chair of Judaism in the Ancient World at the University of Haifa. She is a member of the International Team of Editors of the Dead Sea Scrolls and published several books and many articles on the Scrolls.
Donald W. Parry, Ph.D., Professor of Hebrew Bible Studies, holds the Abraham O. Smoot Professorship at Brigham Young University. He is a member of the International Team of Editors of the Dead Sea Scrolls and author or (co)editor of a number of books on the scrolls and the Hebrew Bible.
All interested in the Dead Sea Scrolls, Hebrew and Aramaic languages and linguistics, Qumran studies, early Judaism, and religious texts from the late Second Temple period.