(++) The Scrolls from the Dead Sea (1955 Wilson), non-fiction

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The Scrolls from the Dead Sea (1955) is a book by Edmund Wilson.


One of the most popular and influential books ever written by a non-specialist in the field of Second Temple Judaism. It made the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls known to a larger audience all around the world.

Editions and translations

Published in New York, NY: Oxford University Press; and London: Allen, 1955 / 2nd expanded ed. 1969: The Dead Sea Scrolls, 1947-1969. Reissued in New York, NY: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1978: Israel and the Dead Sea Scrolls.


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