Universität Wien FIND

060032 PV The Qumran Dead Sea Scrolls (2014W)

Continuous assessment of course work

You need to be able to read ancient Hebrew to participate in this class

Details

Language: German

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Wednesday 01.10. 10:00 - 11:30 Hörsaal 1 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-25 (Kickoff Class)
Monday 27.10. 14:00 - 19:00 Hörsaal 2 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-17
Monday 10.11. 14:00 - 19:00 Hörsaal 2 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-17
Monday 12.01. 14:00 - 19:00 Hörsaal 2 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-17
Monday 19.01. 14:00 - 19:00 Hörsaal 2 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-17

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

The Dead Sea Scrolls are among the most important manuscript finds ever. The provide new insights in ancient Jewish literature from Hellenistic times which was lost for millenia. The Dead Sea Scrolls document thus a time the cultural history of Judaism, in which the roots of Rabbinic Judaism and Christianity grew. The themes discussed in this class will be selected together with the students.

Assessment and permitted materials

Final term paper

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

In this Privatissimum, we will read selected Dead Sea Scrolls in the original Hebrew and interpret them. Some of these Dead Sea Scrolls we will read in photographs of the manuscripts themselves.

Examination topics

Reading list

E. Lohse (ed.), Die Texte aus Qumran: Hebräisch und Deutsch, 1981
D.W. Parry und E. Tov, The Dead Sea Scrolls Reader, 1. Aufl vol. 1-6, 2004-2005; 2. Aufl. vol. 1-2, 2014
A. Steudel (ed.), Die Texte aus Qumran II: Hebräisch/Aramäisch und Deutsch, Darmstadt 2001
E. Ulrich, The Biblical Qumran Scrolls, 2010
J.C. VanderKam, The Dead Sea Scrolls Today, 2010
J. C. VanderKam, The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Bible, 2012

Association in the course directory

BA: U1-255 oder U1-256
MA: U2-213

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