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Dead Sea Scrolls Go Digital

Discussion in 'Bible Versions & Translations' started by Deacon, Sep 26, 2011.

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    Dead Sea Scrolls Go Digital [LINK]

    By Matti Friedman - Associated Press
    updated 9/26/2011 1:21:24 PM ET

    JERUSALEM — Two thousand years after they were written and decades after they were found in desert caves, some of the world-famous Dead Sea Scrolls went online for the first time on Monday in a project launched by Israel's national museum and web giant Google.
    The appearance of five of the most important Dead Sea scrolls on the Internet is part of a broader attempt by the custodians of the celebrated manuscripts — who were once criticized for allowing them to be monopolized by small circles of scholars — to make them available to anyone with a computer .

    Dead Sea Scrolls Website [LINK]
     
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