The Dead Sea Genesis Apocryphon: A New Text and Translation With Introduction and Special Treatment of Columns 13-17

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The so-called Genesis Apocryphon (1Q20) from Qumran Cave 1 has suffered from decades of neglect, due in large part to its poor state of preservation. As part of a resurgent scholarly interest in the Apocryphon, and its prominent position among the Aramaic Dead Sea Scrolls, this volume presents a fresh transcription, translation, and exstenive textual notes drawing on close study of the original manuscript, all available photographs, and previous publications. In addition, a detailed analysis of columns 13-15 and their relation to the oft-cited parallel in the Book of Jubilees reveals a number of ways in which the two works differ, thereby highlighting several distinctive features of the Genesis Apocryphon. The result is a reliable text edition and a fuller understanding of the message conveyed by this fragmentary but fascinating retelling of Genesis.
 

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GENESIS APOCRYPHON
1
Chapter Two Text Translation and Notes
21
SECTION
85
Chapter Three
85
Chapter Four A Comparative Commentary on the Earths Division
105
The Order of the Earths Division in the Genesis Apocryphon
126
Chapter Five Conclusions
131
Illustrations
143
Aramaic Concordance
255
Bibliography
307
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Daniel A. Machiela received his Ph.D. from the University of Notre Dame in 2006. He is currently Assistant Professor of Religious Studies (Early Judaism) at McMaster University in Ontario, Canada.

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