The Aramaic Astronomical Book From Qumran: Text, Translation, And Commentary.

The Aramaic Astronomical Book From Qumran: Text, Translation, And Commentary

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  • ISBN details

    • ISBN 10: 0199590435
    • ISBN 13: 9780199590438


    Overview

    A critical edition of the four Aramaic manuscripts from Qumran (4Q208-4Q211) that comprise the Aramaic Astronomical Book, part of the Jewish pseudepigraphic literature of the Second Temple period. It describes the movement of the moon in its phases, schematic meteorology, and the movement of the stars in relation to the seasons of the year.

    Other Details

    • Publisher: Oxford University Press
    • Language: eng English
    • Format: print
    • Dimensions: xvi, 505 p. : ill. ; 32 cm.
    • Pages: 560
    • Date Published: 2011
    • Authors: Henryk Drawnel