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Authors:George J. Brooke, Florentino Garcia Martinez, George
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers
Keywords: studies, texts, qumran, paris, thedesert, organization, judah, first, proceedings, new, meeting, international
Number of Pages: 328
Published: 1994-06-01
List price: $211.00
ISBN-10: 9004100938
ISBN-13: 9789004100930

New Qumran Texts and Studies contains 18 papers from the first meeting of the International Organization for Qumran Studies (Paris, 1992). Seven studies analyse parts of previously unedited texts: 4Q47 (A. Rofe, E.C. Ulrich), 4Q222 (J.C. VanderKam), 4Q265 (J.M. Baumgarten), 4Q286-290 (B. Nitzan), 4Q385(B) (D. Dimant), and the Psalm scrolls (P.W. Flint). Some of the other studies discuss various aspects of well known texts: 1QIsa(a) (J. Cook), The Temple Scroll (L.H. Schiffman, D.D. Swanson), and the Hodayot (L. Vegas Montaner). Yet others cover a range of subjects: the p

Author: George J. Brooke
Publisher: Sheffield Academic Press
Keywords: book, list, study, testament, old, society
Number of Pages: 136
Published: 2003-07
List price: $72.00
ISBN-10: 0826466680
ISBN-13: 9780826466686

This book list provides short reviews of up to 500 books a year. It includes publications not only on the Old Testament directly but also on many related areas, including archaeology, epigraphy, Hebrew and related Semitic languages (especially Northwest Semitic), relevant ancient Near Eastern history and literature, the Hellenistic world, early Judaism and social anthropology.

Authors:Philip R. Davies, George J. Brooke,
Publisher: T&T Clark Int’l
Keywords: paperback, academic, studies, scroll, copper
Number of Pages: 362
Published: 2004-10-27
List price: $72.00
ISBN-10: 0567084566
ISBN-13: 9780567084569

This book contains the papers delivered at the 1996 Copper Scroll Symposium which was organized by the Manchester-Sheffield Centre for Dead Sea Scrolls Research to mark the 40th Anniversary of the opening of this enigmatic scroll in Manchester. The papers cover the history of the Scroll’s interpretation (P. Muchowski, P. Davies, B. Segal, M. Wise); how it should be conserved, restored and read (N. Cacoudre, M. Lundberg, E. Puech); how it was produced (P. Kyle McCarter); the meaning of its technical terms (J.F. Elwolde, A. Lange, J. Lefkovits, J. Lubbe, L. Schiffman); its genre (M. Bar-Il

Authors:W.V. Harris, Brooke Holmes, Brooke Holmes, W. V. Harr
Publisher: Brill
Keywords: studies, classical, tradition, columbia, gods, aristides, greece, rome, aelius
Number of Pages: 326
Published: 2009-01-31
List price: $166.00
ISBN-10: 9004172041
ISBN-13: 9789004172043

Wealthy, conceited, hypochondriac (or perhaps just an invalid), obsessively religious, the orator Aelius Aristides (117 to about 180) is not the most attractive figure of his age, but because he is one of the best-known - and he is intimately known, thanks to his "Sacred Tales" - his works are a vital source for the cultural and religious and political history of Greece under the Roman Empire. The papers gathered here, the fruit of a conference held at Columbia in 2007, form the most intense study of Aristides and his context to have been published since the classic work of Charles Behr forty

Author: N S. Brooke
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Keywords: revels, plays, chapman, george, ambois, bussy
Number of Pages: 220
Published: 1999-08-20
List price: $28.00
ISBN-10: 0719056969
ISBN-13: 9780719056963

This edition of George Chapman’s tragedy differs from all other modern editions in being based primarily on the Quarto of 1607 in preference to the much revised Quarto of 1641. N.S. Brooke believes that the earlier text gives a more certain indication of Chapman’s intentions and he has supported that view in his introduction, where he presents a bibliographical and critical study of the play. The divergences between the texts of 1607 and 1641 are set out clearly in this volume, which includes the usual textual and critical apparatus found in the Revels series.

Author: Gun Brooke
Publisher: Bold Strokes Books
Keywords: canvas, september
Number of Pages: 186
Published: 2009-06-16
List price: $16.95
ISBN-10: 1602820805
ISBN-13: 9781602820807

Physically depleted and at a crossroads in her personal life, popular TV-personality Faythe Hamilton rents a lakeside cabin in Vermont for a much-needed vacation. Her first day in town, Faythe receives unsolicited warnings from the locals to stay away from her neighbor, which only rouses her curiosity. Deanna Moore, a successful illustrator, has dedicated her life to her work and her family. Beleagured by accusations stemming from an event she is powerless to explain or defend, Deanna lives a solitary life. When she meets Faythe she is reluctantly attracted to her, but she fears Faythe will

Author: Bob Brooke
Publisher: Globe Pequot
Keywords: pleasure, recognize, antiques, refinish, profit
Number of Pages: 224
Published: 2006-12-01
List price: $16.95
ISBN-10: 0762740221
ISBN-13: 9780762740222

For weekend antiquers looking for bargains amid the dust and clutter of yard sales, auctions, flea markets, and secondhand shops, this invaluable guide shows you how to ferret out the best pieces and transform them into objects of beauty for your personal collection or for profitable resale.
  
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