Ancient Scrolls: Introduction to Archaeology

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Books&Bagels, May 1, 2004 - 80 pages
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Learn about the different materials used by writers of the Bible.
 

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Contents

ILLUSTRATION SOURCES
5
Metal
6
Wood
7
Wax Tablets
8
Ostraca
10
Clay Tablets
11
Papyrus
13
Parchment
16
Copying Manuscripts
26
Bible Manuscripts
28
THE SURVIVAL OF ANCIENT LITERATURE
31
Byzantine Compilations
32
The Survival of Latin Literature
33
The Search for Ancient Literature
35
ILLUSTRATED MANUSCRIPTS
39
THE SEARCH FOR PAPYRI
55

SCROLLS AND BOOKS
21
ANCIENT MANUSCRIPTS
25
CONCLUSIONS
75
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About the author (2004)

Avi-Yonah was Professor of Archaeology and History of Art at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

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