יום רביעי, 10 באוקטובר 2012

Dead Sea Scrolls Past Revisited

Dead Sea scrolls are an interesting find supports Jewish history and the accounts recorded in the present day Bible. It is interesting to note that the early civilization of the Ancient Dead Sea kingdom hat a way of preserving these Sea scrolls efficiently and effectively in that the later generation was lucky to have discovered them; and the present generation is equally fortunate to have been able to see them and be amazed at the truth and reliability of the records in the Bible. This simply proves that the Ancient Dead Sea stories are not merely fiction but are indeed part of the past that speaks of the kind of people and culture comprised the country if Israel once upon a time.

Dead Sea scrolls are an evidence of the sophisticated advancement of the lives and practiced of people who existed thousands of years ago. how these scrolls manged to have been preserved through thousands of yers is simply amazing.

The Dead Sea scrolls are on Display.
The famous Dead Sea scrolls are permanently exhibited at the shrine of the book at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem, and at the Jordan Museum, Amman in Jordan. The two countries that claim connection to the Ancient Dead Sea artifacts are awkwardly in opposition with each other. What used to be only one Ancient Dead Sea kingdom has resulted in warring peoples, and are separated by their religious beliefs and practices.
The shrine of the book at the Israel Museum under the Israel Antiquities Authority became the repository of Sea scrolls since April 1965 where a reproduction of the Great Isaiah scroll, fragments of the community rule, the war scroll, and the thanksgiving Psalms scroll can be found. On the other hand, the Jordan Museum holds collections under the Jordanian Department at Antiquities, which are mainly artifacts from the Qumran site and the Copper Scroll.

The Dead Sea Scroll Experience.
The Ancient Dead Sea kingdom is immortalized in the aforementioned museums because of the incredible preservation of the Dead Sea scrolls that are undoubtedly truly original and have been successfully preserved through the centuries. Seeing them with your own two inquisitive eyes can simply add an extraordinary effect on your visit to Israel and Jordan. This proof of the reality and clarity of the early civilization along the Ancient Dead Sea is really worth your time and visit.

The Dead Sea Scrolls Legacy
The Dead Sea Scrolls is a huge collection of 972 passages or texts that consist of biblical manuscripts that became the basis of the Hebrew Bible and other extra-biblical documents that were found on the banks of the Ancient Dead Sea where it also got its name. The name of the shore was changed to the West Bank in 1947. The Sea scrolls of the Ancient Dead Sea kingdom are written mostly on parchment in Hebrew, Aramaic, Greek and Nabataean. These manuscripts are conventionally divided into three groups namely: Biblical or copies of texts from the Bible, other manuscripts such as Enoch. Jubilees. Tobit and additional psalms which were not made as a part of the known Hebrew Bible and Sectarian consisting of community rule, war scroll, the rule of the Blessing and the Pesher on Habakkuk.  


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