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📙 Babatha's Orchard : The Yadin Papyri and an Ancient Jewish Family Tale Retold by Esler, Philip F — free download


This work considers the story behind papyri discovered in 1960 in the Cave of Letters by the Dead Sea. The archive contains various contracts and deeds entered into by a Jewish woman named Babatha, daughter of a land owner named Shim'on, at the end of the first century.

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