Google Launches Dead Sea Scrolls Library

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dead-sea-scrolls-smallIsraeli authorities say they have put 5,000 fragments of the ancient Dead Sea scrolls online in a partnership with Google.

The digital library launched today, with important texts like Sefer Devorim and a portion of the perek of Bereishis, dated to the first century B.C.

It is part of a broader attempt by the custodians of the celebrated manuscripts – who were once criticized for allowing them to be monopolized by small circles of scholars – to make them broadly available. Read more here.

{Andy Heller-Matzav.com Newscenter}

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