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Dead Sea Scrolls: Digital Libraries (open access)
The Leon Levy Dead Sea Scrolls Digital Library
Learn about the Scrolls: Historical background, Historical timeline, Discovery and publication, Content (genre types), Languages, Conservation.
The Digital Dead Sea Scrolls: Israel Museum in Jerusalem
This site provides complete digital reproductions of five principal scrolls : The Great Isaiah Scroll, the Temple Scroll, the War Scroll, the Community Rule, The Commentary on Habakkuk Scroll, accompanied by introductory video presentations.
Dead Sea Scrolls Collection
Introduction to DSS, Texts, Timetable of scholarship, Recommended books, Resources for further study, including an interview with Geza Vermes (a transcript).
Orion Center for the Study of the Dead Sea Scrolls
This site upholds the traditional view about the origins of the DSS in a Qumran community. It features the latest research in the "Current Bibliography" and symposia (in "Upcoming Events") on the DSS, print and online publications (in the News section), and other related topics.
West Semitic Research Project: Dead Sea Scrolls
Images of several scrolls alongside brief commentaries, including the Copper Scroll, The Words of Moses, Testimonia, and other scrolls.
Individual Scrolls (open access)
The Great Isaiah Scroll
The most impressive online presentation of a complete scroll from the DSS.
The Book of Enoh: Fragments, Qumran, Cave 7
This site illustrates the complex task of reconstructing, identifying and then interpreting DSS fragments. It includes photos of the fragment with transcription and English translation of the Greek text.
Journals & eBooks (subscribed content)
BRILL: Dead Sea Discoveries
Dead Sea Discoveries is an international journal dedicated to the study of the Dead Sea Scrolls and associated literature. The journal is primarily devoted to the discussion of the significance of the finds in the Judean Desert for Biblical Studies, and the study of early Jewish and Christian history.
The Dead Sea Scrolls Study Edition by
Call Number: eBook
Publication Date: 1999-01-01
Use your EU credentials to access this eBook. Unlimited number of users are allowed. Print/E-mail/Save up to 100 Pages.
BRILL Publications on the Dead Sea Scrolls
Search the library catalog for any of the titles before you opt out to buy a book from this collection. It may be available in the EU Libraries in print/electronic format.
Films on Demand: Dead Sea Scrolls Documentaries (subscribed content)
Dead Sea Scroll Detectives (53 min)
"What can technology reveal about the Dead Sea Scrolls? Join scientists as they investigate suspicious, newly surfaced fragments to see if they're forfeited, and use imaging techniques to digitally unravel the charred remains of a scroll." PBS, 2019.
The End of Days (36 min)
"About 2,000 years ago, a group of people lived at Qumran, on the shore of the Dead Sea. Were they really the Essenes? And did the inhabitants write the more than 800 scrolls that were found there? In this program, Geza Vermes, of Oxford University; Lawrence Schiffman, of New York University; archaeologist Hanan Eshel; and other experts search for the answers. The startling counter-theories of Norman Golb and Yitzhar Hirschfeld are also considered. Close-ups of scroll and pottery fragments, footage of the dig at Qumran, models and drawings, and readings from the War Scroll, Temple Scroll, and Copper Scroll are included." 2000.