Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Tiqqunei Soferim in the Cairo Genizah

Joseph Ginsberg announces the discovery of several previously unknown tiqqunei soferim "(euphemistic) emendations of the scribes" in Cairo Genizah fragments from Cambridge:

  1. Num 14:10
  2. Gen 18:16
  3. Isa 26:19
  4. Exod 32:7

Saturday, August 28, 2021

Brent Nongbri on the Vatican DSS Fragments

Brent Nongbri has a brief note with images on the two Vatican Museum Dead Sea Scroll fragments. I must admit that I too was surprised to see them when I first noticed them in the Vatican Museum years ago. Trying to examine them upside down in poor lighting while resisting a torrent of people wasn't very successful at the time. :)