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The Setting of the Mould: the connection between Cave 1 and Khirbet Qumran

The Setting of the Mould: the connection between Cave 1 and Khirbet Qumran
In December 1951, four years after the discovery of Cave 1, Roland de Vaux connected its manuscript remains to the nearby site of Khirbet Qumran when he found one of the unique cy… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/setting-mould-connection-between-cave-1-and-khirbet-qumran/

Cave 1 VR (Virtual Reality)

Cave 1 VR (Virtual Reality)
In the forthcoming Second Temple Period Educational Suite, you and your students will be able to walk from from Qumran to the caves, and from one cave to the other virtually.The f… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/cave-1-vr-virtual-reality/

Since when was Cave 1, actually Cave 1?

Since when was Cave 1, actually Cave 1?
What is now known as Qumran Cave 1 today, was not always called by that name. 61 years ago when the cave was first discovered it quickly became known as the "Grotte des manuscrit… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/when-was-cave-1-actually-cave-1/

Can you find Qumran's Cave 1?

Can you find Qumran's Cave 1?
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Qumran's Library: see it for yourself.

Qumran's Library: see it for yourself.
See the library as it is today and see it virtually as it was 2,000 years ago. (Quick Time 7.2 or higher is needed to view this window) These are QuickTime VRs from … http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/qumrans-library-see-it-yourself/

The Libraries of the Judean Wilderness in the Context of the Roman World

The Libraries of the Judean Wilderness in the Context of the Roman World
The Libraries, Archives, Genizas and Hiding Places of the Judean Wilderness in the Context of the Roman World Of the numerous manuscript collections that have been found in the… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/libraries-judean-wilderness-context-roman-world/

Don't Fight, You're Both Right!

Don't Fight, You're Both Right!
That also means, "Get along, you're both wrong!" A new article has been published on the UHL web site which reassesses the sources of the manuscripts found in the Judean Desert… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/dont-fight-youre-both-right/

A New Generation of Dead Sea Scroll Study

A New Generation of Dead Sea Scroll Study
After the Editio Princeps of the Dead Sea Scrolls By Stephen J. Pfann, Ph.D. The University of the Holy Land, Jerusalem The publication of the Dead Sea Scrolls in just one gene… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/new-generation-dead-sea-scroll-study/

'Super-scope' to see hidden texts?

'Super-scope' to see hidden texts?
In an article that was produced by the BBC: ** 'Super-scope' to see hidden texts ** "A light source 10 billion times brighter than the Sun could soon be helping scientists to … http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/super-scope-see-hidden-texts/

Archive storage in the Judean Wilderness and in the Regional Context

Archive storage in the Judean Wilderness and in the Regional Context
Archives are not to be confused with libraries! The Archives of the Judean Wilderness in the Context of the Roman World   Archive storage The documents from Murrabba'a… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/archive-storage-judean-wilderness-and-regional-context/

Libraries of the Judean Wilderness in the Context of the Roman World (updated)

Libraries of the Judean Wilderness in the Context of the Roman World (updated)
An updated form of this article will soon appear in: Bulletin of the Anglo-Israel Archaeological Society 2007 Volume 25 S. Pfann, "Reassessing the Judean Desert Caves: Librari… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/libraries-judean-wilderness-context-roman-world-updated/

The Case of Masada's scrolls.

The Case of Masada's scrolls.
The Case of Masada Masada (map ref. 1837.0805) (Photos: SHR 5067-5097; 5251-5252a; 5254-5255; 5260-5287; 5289-96; 5298-5304; 5500-5621; 6201-6204; 6206; IAA 302358-373) During… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/case-masadas-scrolls/

How Many Scrolls are Still Out There?

How Many Scrolls are Still Out There?
According to the two presentations made public at the recent IOQS meeting in Ljubljana by Prof. James Charlesworth and Dr. Hanan Eshel, each made separate estimates as to what oth… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/how-many-scrolls-are-still-out-there/

New Manuscripts from Qumran or other Sources II

New Manuscripts from Qumran or other Sources II
Hanan Eshel, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel Sixty Years after the Discovery of Cave 1–How Many Fragments Are still Out There? In this lecture I will try to offer a sur… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/new-manuscripts-qumran-or-other-sources-ii/

New Manuscripts from Qumran or other Sources I

New Manuscripts from Qumran or other Sources I
At the recent IOQS meetings not one but two sessions were devoted to the revelation of new fragments of manuscripts from Qumran and the vicinity which neither the scholars nor the… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/new-manuscripts-qumran-or-other-sources-i/

Summary of IOQS paper

Summary of IOQS paper
The Spectre of Qumran Cave 1: What if Cave 1 Had Not Been Discovered First? (IOQS 2007 handout) Stephen Pfann, Ph.D. University of the Holy Land In 2007 and 2008, we anticipa… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/summary-ioqs-paper/

The Cave Clusters of Qumran

The Cave Clusters of Qumran
  The Cave Clusters of Qumran (Handout at IOQS, Ljubljana)     http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/cave-clusters-qumran/

Abstract of paper presented at Ljubljana IOQS meeting

Abstract of paper presented at Ljubljana IOQS meeting
The Spectre of Qumran Cave 1: What If Cave 1 Had Not Been Discovered First? Stephen J. Pfann, Ph.D. University of the Holy Land, Jerusalem   In 2007, a conference is duly… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/abstract-paper-presented-ljubljana-ioqs-meeting/

Ravenna, Venice, Ljubljana

Ravenna, Venice, Ljubljana
After the close of the Enoch seminar, the Pfanns traveled to Ravenna, Italy, where they encountered some beautiful 5th century Byzantine mosaics. The first photo is an example of … http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/ravenna-venice-ljubljana/

Enoch and the Dead Sea Scrolls

Enoch and the Dead Sea Scrolls
Visit the conferences online here: The Fourth [International] "Enoch Seminar" "Enoch and the Mosaic Torah: The Evidence of Jubilees." The Nineteenth Congress of The Internati… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/enoch-and-dead-sea-scrolls/