By Sidnie White Crawford, Cecilia Wassen
The lifeless Sea Scrolls at Qumran and the idea that of a Library offers twelve articles by way of popular specialists within the lifeless Sea Scrolls and Qumran stories. those articles discover from a number of angles the query of even if the gathering of manuscripts present in the 11 caves within the area of Khirbet Qumran may be characterised as a “library,” and, if this is the case, what the relation of that library is to the ruins of Qumran and the crowd of Jews that inhabited them. The essays fall into the subsequent different types: the gathering as an entire, subcollections in the total corpus, and the consequences of deciding upon the Qumran assortment as a library.
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This is only a hypothesis, based on the fact that according to Epiphanius from Cyprus, in addition to the great Library located in the Bruchion district, there was a smaller library called sister that still existed at the time of Caesar and was situated down in the city, inside 2008), 25, 47. 17), Demetrius gave Ptolemy advice on books pertaining to monarchy and hegemony, and also lessons on lawmaking: Fraser, Ptolemaic Alexandria, 1, 114 and 315; Berti and Costa, La Biblioteca di Alessandria, 63.
S. Ortola; Nancy: Éditions Universitaires de Lorraine, 2013), 327–350. 3a. As far as we know, Aristotle’s school in Athens (the Lyceum) had a shrine of the Muses and promoted a universal concept of studies, giving particular importance to community life (John P. Lynch, Aristotle’s School. A Study of a Greek Educational Institution [Berkeley: University of California Press, 1972], 16–31, 68–96). 37; 58). 12 On the unknown fate of Aristotle’s library, see Rudolph Blum, Kallimachos. The Alexandrian Library and the Origins of Bibliography (Madison, WI: The University of Wisconsin Press, 1991), 52–64; Berti and Costa, La Biblioteca di Alessandria, 49–59.
Seneca, on the contrary, says that Livy should not have spoken of elegance, but of the waste of money, and not 37 Cf. Gilles Dorival, “La fixation du canon de la Bible. Entre Jérusalem et Alexandrie,” in Des Alexandries. 1. Du livre au texte (ed. L. Giard and C. Jacob; Paris: Bibliothèque nationale de France, 2001), 115–134. On the Letter of Aristeas see Sylvie Honigman, The Septuagint and Homeric Scholarship in Alexandria. A Study in the Narrative of the Letter of Aristeas (London: Routledge, 2003).