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The Dead Sea Scrolls

Digging up the Past

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Find out why the greatest archaeological discovery of all time was made of simple leather in clay jars. Discover it’s significance to you today!

What You Will Learn

Sumerian Cuneiform

The earliest known form of writing is the Sumerian cuneiform script in which there are about 800 characters, each representing a certain sound.

Book of Maccabees

It is one of seven books written in the Greek language in the period between the end of the Old Testament and the beginning of the New Testament.

The Cave of the Wounded Partridge

Right beside the ruins of an old settlement at a place called Khirbet Qumran. Here, a Jewish sect of ascetics known as the Essenes may have lived, and here they copied books of the Bible.


Reviews (12)

This course is interesting and provides evidence for the historicity of the Bible and Torah. It is important to see that the scriptures of the Old Covenant have remained virtually unchanged over the centuries.

Lynette Kingsbury

archaeology is an interesting field . go find it more in this course

Utkarsh Sethia

I would most definitely recommend the course to my friends.

Sue Webster

Excellent course. The information presented here would be very useful when witnessing to others about the accuracy of scripture. Highly recommend.

Tina Boltinghouse

yes i would recommend this course. a brief history of the authenticity of the bible makes you want to explore it more.

Lyn Sahyoun

Yes, I would recommend this course for anyone interested in the Dead Sea Scrolls. The material and photos are well presented and the background to the development of writing I found to be very interesting.

Carolyn Macdougall