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Dead Sea Scrolls go online

Posted on Wednesday, 28 September, 2011 | Comment icon 10 comments | News tip by: third_eye


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Parts of the world famous Dead Sea Scrolls have been placed online for the first time by Google.

The scrolls were written over 2,000 years ago but weren't discovered again until around 60 years ago. Israel's national museum worked together with Google to place five of the most important scrolls online, including the biblical Book of Isaiah and the Temple Scroll.

"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 the web giant Google."

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Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #1 Posted by marharthm on 28 September, 2011, 10:17
Took long enough.
Comment icon #2 Posted by Paracelse on 28 September, 2011, 10:25
will there be a translation with the text?
Comment icon #3 Posted by Feenix Fire on 28 September, 2011, 18:16
yep. you examine the scroll, click on a line and translates.
Comment icon #4 Posted by Xanthurion2 on 28 September, 2011, 18:47
awesome
Comment icon #5 Posted by BackFromTheDead on 28 September, 2011, 19:52
... But are they genuine? Their discovery takes a lot of believing in the first place...IMO
Comment icon #6 Posted by Device on 29 September, 2011, 0:50
Toilet paper.
Comment icon #7 Posted by Swamptick on 29 September, 2011, 15:29
"Parts" Enough said.
Comment icon #8 Posted by third_eye on 1 October, 2011, 12:27
Working closely with Eisenman - one of the foremost experts in biblical archaeology and scholarship - Michael Baigent and Richard Leigh have succeeded in uncovering the story of how and why up to 75 per cent of the eight hundred ancient Hebrew and Aramaic manus, hidden for some nineteen centuries, still remain concealed from the world today. But their book is more than an exposť of a bitter struggle between scholars who have begun passing round bootlegged photographs of scrolls yet to be released. Through interviews, historical analysis and a close study of both published and unpublished scrol... [More]
Comment icon #9 Posted by reggie2011 on 1 October, 2011, 15:47
good idea i recon
Comment icon #10 Posted by minera on 2 October, 2011, 16:53
With all the stuff out there I have a problem in what to believe.


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