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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. A comp…

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Lange, Armin, “Qumran”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 09 August 2022 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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