Aramaica Qumranica: Proceedings of the Conference on the by Associate Professor Katell Berthelot, Daniel Stokl Ben Ezra

By Associate Professor Katell Berthelot, Daniel Stokl Ben Ezra

The Aramaic lifeless Sea Scrolls symbolize approximately thirteen% of the Qumran library and correspond to a variety of genres and subject matters. This e-book contains the lawsuits of a convention at the Aramaic scrolls from Qumran which happened in Aix-en-Provence in 2008. It comprises either the papers themselves and a transcription of the discussions. The 22 papers take on linguistic, exegetical and old questions, focusing particularly on: the relation of the Aramaic texts to what we all know because the Hebrew Bible; their literary genres; the query in their sectarian or non-sectarian provenance; the nature of the corpus, and in particular its relevance to the advance of apocalypticism and messianism within the Jewish culture.

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C. Greenfield, “The Words of Levi Son of Jacob in Damascus Document IV, 15–19 (CD),” RQ 13 (1988): 319–322, who sees in the phrase a reference to Bodl b 14–18 (see Greenfield–Stone– Eshel, Aramaic Levi, 74). However, the citation in the Damascus Document differs from the wording of the Geniza text. At best the Damascus Document may reflect a tradition shared with the Aramaic Levi Document, rather than dependent on it. The early date of the Levi Document is established through other considerations (see n.

51 In 4Q544 3 2 three names of the dark angel are referred to, but only one has survived: ‫( מלכירשﬠ‬in 4Q545 2 13). , Alexander, “Demonology of the Dead Sea Scrolls,” in The Dead Sea Scrolls after Fifty Years [ed. P. W. Flint and J. C. VanderKam; Leiden: Brill, 1999], 2:331–353; see 341). But this is not necessarily the case, since the Aramaic work may have contained a different demonology. THEMES AND GENRES IN THE ARAMAIC TEXTS 31 It is therefore difficult to know whether it has predicative ramifications also.

He is instructed by his ————— the Aramaic with the Greek by J. C. Greenfield and M. E. Stone, “The Aramaic and Greek Fragments of a Levi Document,” in The Testaments of the Twelve Patriarchs (ed. H. W. Hollander and M. de Jonge; SVTP 8; Leiden: Brill, 1985), Appendix III, 457–469; and Greenfield–Stone–Eshel, Aramaic Levi. 40 The relationship of the Greek Testament of Levi to the Aramaic Levi sources is discussed by H. W. Hollander and M. de Jonge, The Testaments of the Twelve Patriarchs (SVTP 8; Leiden: Brill, 1985), 23–25.

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