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Dead Sea Scrolls to Hit the Internet
Fox News ^ | Wednesday, August 27, 2008 | Associated Press

Posted on 08/27/2008 11:52:42 AM PDT by Sopater

JERUSALEM Scientists using American space technology have started a huge project to digitally photograph the Dead Sea Scrolls, the oldest known version of the Hebrew Bible, and post it on the Internet for all to see, Israeli authorities said Wednesday.


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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: archaeology; bible; christianity; deadseascrolls; epigraphyandlanguage; faithandphilosophy; godsgravesglyphs; letshavejerusalem
Very cool.
1 posted on 08/27/2008 11:52:42 AM PDT by Sopater
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To: Sopater

Yeah, cool! Although I do hope they come with English translation.


2 posted on 08/27/2008 12:02:19 PM PDT by sazerac
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To: Sopater

If they hit the internet, they’ll have to deal with my wrath. I like the internet. I’m not gonna allow some dead sea scrolls to come along and sucker-punch the internet! I make my living on the internet! ;p


3 posted on 08/27/2008 12:03:25 PM PDT by perfect_rovian_storm (Jindal/Palin 2012)
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To: blam
For future interest?

FMCDH(BITS)

4 posted on 08/27/2008 12:31:40 PM PDT by nothingnew (I fear for my Republic due to marxist influence in our government. Open eyes/see)
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To: Lurking Libertarian
Pingtyka
5 posted on 08/27/2008 12:32:40 PM PDT by BibChr ("...behold, they have rejected the word of the LORD, so what wisdom is in them?" [Jer. 8:9])
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To: Lurking Libertarian
Or, I should say:

Pingtîkā

6 posted on 08/27/2008 12:34:30 PM PDT by BibChr ("...behold, they have rejected the word of the LORD, so what wisdom is in them?" [Jer. 8:9])
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To: BibChr
Todah.
7 posted on 08/27/2008 12:55:20 PM PDT by Lurking Libertarian (Non sub homine, sed sub Deo et lege)
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To: sazerac
Yeah, cool! Although I do hope they come with English translation.
My Hebrew abilities amount to looking up the alphabet in the Internet.
8 posted on 08/27/2008 1:23:30 PM PDT by carumba (The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made. Groucho)
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 GGG managers are SunkenCiv, StayAt HomeMother & Ernest_at_the_Beach

Note: this topic is from deep in the FRchives.



Blast from the Past.

Just adding to the catalog, not sending a general distribution.

To all -- please ping me to other topics which are appropriate for the GGG list.


9 posted on 06/09/2013 6:49:24 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (McCain or Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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Note: this topic is from 8/27/2008. Thanks Sopater.
The Leon Levy Dead Sea Scrolls Digital Library

The Leon Levy Dead Sea Scrolls Digital Library

10 posted on 08/25/2013 5:18:03 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's no coincidence that some "conservatives" echo the hard left.)
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I just hope it is a searchable PDF.


11 posted on 08/25/2013 5:50:25 PM PDT by isom35
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