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by DCHindley
Sun Apr 21, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: Jewish Texts and History
Topic: The St Mark's Isaiah Scroll's marginal symbols
Replies: 4
Views: 34

Re: The St Mark's Isaiah Scroll's marginal symbols

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by DCHindley
Sun Apr 21, 2019 3:56 pm
Forum: Jewish Texts and History
Topic: The St Mark's Isaiah Scroll's marginal symbols
Replies: 4
Views: 34

Re: The St Mark's Isaiah Scroll's marginal symbols

This reminds me a bit of a "magical alphabet." Magical Alphabets.png The Greater Key of Solomon , 1914, "edited" by L. W. de Laurence, an affectionado of the British "Magick" fad. It was essentially his commentary upon a book published in 1889 entitled Clavicus Salomonis: Translated and edited from ...
by DCHindley
Sun Apr 21, 2019 8:56 am
Forum: Jewish Texts and History
Topic: The St Mark's Isaiah Scroll's marginal symbols
Replies: 4
Views: 34

Re: The St Mark's Isaiah Scroll's marginal symbols

The file with the image of marginalia is attached.
by DCHindley
Sun Apr 21, 2019 8:53 am
Forum: Jewish Texts and History
Topic: The St Mark's Isaiah Scroll's marginal symbols
Replies: 4
Views: 34

The St Mark's Isaiah Scroll's marginal symbols

In A. Powell Davies' The Meaning of the Dead Sea Scrolls (1956, the year in which I was born, so obviously not the year I read it). He describes the "St. Mark's Isaiah Scroll" on page 19: "The longest of the [DSS Biblical] manuscripts, which is known as the St. Mark's Isaiah Scroll ... is made of st...
by DCHindley
Sat Apr 20, 2019 3:20 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: How did Matthew and Luke get the name of Joseph of Nazareth?
Replies: 20
Views: 254

Re: How did Matthew and Luke get the name of Joseph of Nazareth?

Hello guys, I have been reading some of the topics on this forum with great interest but I am quite new here. I am not a native English speaker, so I apologize for my grammatical mistakes. :| To come straight to the point, I have a question about Joseph of Nazareth. Today it is generally believed b...
by DCHindley
Fri Apr 19, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: Jewish Texts and History
Topic: Was there a Jewish temple in ancient Egypt?
Replies: 7
Views: 1736

Re: Was there a Jewish temple in ancient Egypt?

https://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Op-Ed-Contributors/Was-there-a-Jewish-temple-in-ancient-Egypt-318363 There were two, actually. The one on Elephantine Island, which dates to Persian times, and a second "anti-temple" in Heliopolis, Egypt, built by the son of the HP Onias, probably not too long after 16...
by DCHindley
Sun Apr 14, 2019 6:51 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: On the difference between pre-70 Christians and post-70 Christians
Replies: 4
Views: 822

Re: On the difference between pre-70 Christians and post-70 Christians

. . After the 70 CE, the maximum triumph of evil was not more the Death of the Messiah, but the same destruction of the Temple by Romans . . There certainly were pre-70 AD Christians. The First Epistle of Clement also may've been written pre-70 AD according to Thomas J. Herron. https://books.google...
by DCHindley
Thu Apr 11, 2019 6:20 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Gerasene Swine (again) as Gentiles
Replies: 5
Views: 833

Re: Gerasene Swine (again) as Gentiles

Not sure I agree with your etymology, giuseppe. Besides, the safety of the reading Gerasene is shaky, although the scene could have occurred in the geographical vicinity of that town due to the steep slope to the Lake of Galilee. Since all the towns of the Decapolis region were established by Alexan...
by DCHindley
Wed Apr 10, 2019 7:40 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: On the difference between pre-70 Christians and post-70 Christians
Replies: 4
Views: 822

Re: On the difference between pre-70 Christians and post-70 Christians

I'd say the major difference between pre-70 Christians and post-70 Christians is the spring in their step, although that goes for most in their 50s, and the kinds of undergarments the men wear (tidy-whities/boxers vs Depends incontinence protectors). DCH