Wednesday, January 16, 2013

The Paris Review Daily

Ancient Manuscripts, Now Online

Google is working with the Israel Antiquities Authority to put a number of ancient manuscripts online. Texts available at the Leon Levy Dead Sea Scrolls Digital Library include the earliest known copies of the book of Deuteronomy and part of the book of Genesis.

Genesis fragment: creation of the world.

Ten Commandments fragment

The Book of War, fragment

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