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Bibil Identifier bibil:252285
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Another Look at the Cave 1 Hodayot: Was CH I Materially Part of the Scroll 1QHodayota?
Author Harkins, Angela Kim
Journal Dead Sea Discoveries (Volume: 25, Issue: 2)
Year (Publication) 2018
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2018
Year (Copyright) 2018
Year (Reference) 2018
Language English
Pages 185-216 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract This essay builds on the monumental material reconstruction of the Cave 1 hodayot scroll (1QHa) first proposed by Hartmut Stegemann and brought to completion by Eileen Schuller in the critical edition available in DJD 40, which is, and will remain, an invaluable scholarly resource. At the same time, the proliferation of scholarly editions of the Cave 1 hodayot projects to modern readers an illusory material unity that the Cave 1 hodayot did not enjoy in antiquity. This study highlights some curious aspects of the unprovenanced Cave 1 hodayot, especially as they pertain to our understanding of the literary collection known popularly as the first group of Community Hymns (= CH I), and offers a possible scenario to account for the material state of the hodayot at the time of its abandonment.
DOI 10.1163/15685179-12341480
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Milieu : Ancient Judaism : Qumran - Dead Sea : Texts : Texts : 1Q - Qumran Cave 1 : 1QH - Hodayot
Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Literature : Genres and Forms : Hymn
Thesaurus BiBIL : Milieu : Ancient Judaism : Qumran - Dead Sea : Texts : Texts : 4Q - Qumran Cave 4 : 4Q502 - Wedding Ritual
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