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Hazon Gabriel: New Readings of the Gabriel Revelation
Henze, Matthias, editor

Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2011 pp. xiii + 219. $29.95

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Description: Since its rediscovery a decade ago, the Hazon Gabriel or Gabriel Revelation, a Hebrew inscription of the first century B.C.E., has attracted considerable attention. The inscription, of which about 87 lines are preserved, written in black ink on a slab of gray limestone, has been compared to the Dead Sea Scrolls. This book makes accessible in one place all existing editions of the Hazon Gabriel together with annotated English translations and offers initial interpretations of the text as a whole, its language, and its most prominent motifs. The volume, originating from a 2009 conference at Rice University, compares the Gabriel Revelation to other literature of the timeóthe book of Daniel, the Dead Sea Scrolls, and the New Testament in particularóto determine its place in early Judaism. The contributors are David Jeselsohn, Ada Yardeni and Binyamin Elizur, Elisha Qimron and Alexey (Eliyahu) Yuditsky, Israel Knohl, Gary A. Rendsburg, Adela Yarbro Collins, John J. Collins, Matthias Henze, Kelley Coblentz Bautch, Daewoong Kim, and David Capes.

Subjects: Other Literature, Literature

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Review by Ian Young
Published 1/9/2013
Citation: Ian Young, review of Matthias Henze, ed., Hazon Gabriel: New Readings of the Gabriel Revelation, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2013).


Review by Aaron Koller
Published 8/3/2013
Citation: Aaron Koller, review of Matthias Henze, ed., Hazon Gabriel: New Readings of the Gabriel Revelation, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2013).


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