Judaean Desert, Documents from

Ranon Katzoff

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The term refers to a set of about two hundred papyrus documents discovered in caves in the Judaean desert, written variously in Greek, Hebrew, Aramaic, Nabataean, and some Latin, mostly by Jews in the period 70–135 CE.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Encyclopedia of Ancient History
EditorsRoger S. Bagnall, Kai Brodersen, Craige B. Champion, Andrew Erskine, Sabine R. Huebner
Place of PublicationChichester
Number of pages1
ISBN (Print)9781444338386, 9781405179355
StatePublished - 2012


  • archives and documents
  • Judaism
  • legal history


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