Open Seminar 29 November

University of Agder, Rom A 7 006 10.00–10.30 Nils Hallvard Korsvoll, NTNU, “How Provenance Can Be a Casualty in Classical Philology” 10.30–10.45 Tor Vegge, “Teaching and Writing Letters: Formal Relations between Language of Letters and Language of Teaching” 10.45–11.00 Krsitine Toft Rosland, “What Fanfiction Can Teach Us about Secret Books” 11.00–11.15 Christa Wirth, “Locating Anthropologists… Read More Open Seminar 29 November

The Gabriel Stone: A Chronological Bibliography

By Årstein Justnes [first published 2 October 2018] 2007 Yardeni, Ada and Binyamin Elizur. “A First-Century BCE Prophetic Text Written on a Stone: First Publication [Hebrew].” Cathedra 123: 155–66. Knohl, Israel. “In Three Days, You Shall Live.” Ha’aretz, 19 April. Knohl, Israel. “Studies in the Gabriel Revelation [Hebrew].” Tarbiz 76: 303–28. Justnes, Årstein. “Verdens første forskerseminar om… Read More The Gabriel Stone: A Chronological Bibliography

God’s Library, Gabriel’s Stone, and Forgers’ Bookshelves: On Dating, Faking, and Trafficking

University of Agder, Monday 22 October 2018, room A7-006. Programme 10.15–11.30: New Evidence for the Date and Provenance of P.Ryl. 3.457 (P52) Brent Nongbri, Honorary Research Fellow at Macquarie University, Sydney 11.30–11.45: Coffee and tea 11.45–12.30: Historical Contexts of Forgeries: The Philippine-American Case Christa Wirth, University of Agder 12.30–13.30: Lunch 13.30–14.15: Not even close. The… Read More God’s Library, Gabriel’s Stone, and Forgers’ Bookshelves: On Dating, Faking, and Trafficking

“Troubling anomalies”, and elements that raise “questions”, “suspicions”, and “concerns” in Dead Sea Scrolls Fragments in the Museum Collection (Brill, 2016)

By Årstein Justnes This blog post is a supplement to my DSD review of Emanuel Tov, Kipp Davis, and Robert Duke (eds), Dead Sea Scrolls Fragments in the Museum Collection (Publications of Museum of the Bible 1; Leiden: Brill, 2016; hardback, pp. 236; ISBN 9789004321489) It is no secret that I regard all the “Dead… Read More “Troubling anomalies”, and elements that raise “questions”, “suspicions”, and “concerns” in Dead Sea Scrolls Fragments in the Museum Collection (Brill, 2016)

Exhibitions Featuring Post-2002 Dead Sea Scrolls-like Fragments

By Ludvik A. Kjeldsberg [First published: 27 May 2018] Between 2002 and 2018, there have been more than 40 exhibitions of post-2002 Dead Sea Scrolls-like fragments, mostly in the United States, but also in Singapore, the Vatican, and in South America. The table below is an attempt to list all the exhibits that have featured… Read More Exhibitions Featuring Post-2002 Dead Sea Scrolls-like Fragments

Norwegian Diplomats and the Samuel-b frgs from Qumran that Disappeared

From Weston W. Fields, Dead Sea Scrolls : A Full History: Volume One, 1947–1960 (Leiden: Brill, 2009), 238–39: WWF [Weston W. Fields]: Do you think souvenirs were kept by the team members? JS [John Strugnell]: That is just so foreign to the nature of scholarship. You know, when you say souvenirs or the like, that… Read More Norwegian Diplomats and the Samuel-b frgs from Qumran that Disappeared