Qumran Cave 1.II: The Isaiah Scrolls
Ulrich, Eugene and Peter W. Flint
Oxford: Clarendon, 2010 pp. xviii + 416 + 83 plates (2 vols.). $285.00
Discoveries in the Judaean Desert, 32
Description: DJD XXXII presents the first full critical edition of the Great Isaiah Scroll (1QIsaa) and the Hebrew University Isaiah Scroll (1QIsab ) in the style of the Discoveries in the Judaean Desert series. That is, whereas the photographs and transcriptions have been available since the 1950s, this volume provides a fresh transcription of all the known fragments, notes clarifying readings that are problematic either physically or palaeographically, and the first comprehensive catalogue of the textual variants.
Subjects: Literature, Dead Sea Scrolls
Review by Eibert Tigchelaar
Citation: Eibert Tigchelaar, review of Eugene Ulrich and Peter W. Flint, Qumran Cave 1.II: The Isaiah Scrolls, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2011).
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