ANEE's Two Minute Videos: Dead Sea Scrolls

What are the Dead Sea Scrolls and why are they important?

These questions will be answered in this video by  Professor of Hebrew Bible and Cognate Studies Jutta Jokiranta as she gives a concise introduction to the Dead Sea Scrolls. Jokiranta discusses what kind of texts were in  the Dead Sea Scrolls, also known as the Qumran scrolls, and what can we learn about the history of Bible through these texts.

The video has English subtitles.

Produced by The Centre of Excellence in  Ancient Near Eastern Empires 2020
CC BY 4.0

Script by Jutta Jokiranta

Editing by Jason M. Silverman

Video of Qumran by Jutta Jokiranta

Images courtesy of Wikimedia Commons:

"Dead Sea Scrolls jars"by Davide Mauro (2018)

"Dead Sea Scroll Before Unraveled" by Abrahan Meir Habermann (2012)

"Caves @ Dead Sea Scrolls (8246948498)" by Lux Moundi (2012)


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