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Qumran
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[German Version]

The term Dead Sea Scrolls (Ger. somewhat misleadingly Qumrantexte; modern Heb. megilot midbar yehudah) is a collective term for the manuscripts discovered near the Dead Sea at Ketef Jericho, Qumran, Khirbet Mird, Wadi en-Nar, Wadi Ghweir, Wadi Murabbaʿat, Wadi Sdeir, Naal Ḥever, Naal Mishmar, Naal Ṣeʿelim, Masada, and in the Wadi ed-Daliyeh between Samaria and Jericho.…

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Lange, Armin, “Qumran”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 09 April 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_024522>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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