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Please see our IJS Summer Programme for our next events. 

Watch this space, and if you are not on our mailing list please email s.benisaac@ucl.ac.uk so that we can keep you fully informed. 


IJS SUMMER CONFERENCE 2018

The Aramaic dialects within their Late Antique environment.


Monday July 9 (evening), Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday July 10, 11, 12 (daytime) at University College London.

You are welcome to all or any part of the conference.

Further information link:  IJS Conference 2018

Programme and venue to be announced with Eventbrite booking details shortly.

Zodiac Calendars and Angels in the Dead Sea Scrolls

Start: Nov 04, 2015 06:30 PM


Helen Jacobus, UCL


Wednesday November 4th 

BOOK LAUNCH


Dead Sea Scrolls

Helen R. Jacobus argues that biblical stories involving encounters between angels and humans before the Flood were used to teach algebra, astronomy and astrology in Jewish circles more than 2,000 years ago. She discusses the previously unknown ancient scientific texts discovered at Qumran.


Dr Jacobus (PhD Manchester) is an honorary research associate at UCL. Her book 'Zodiac Calendars in the Dead Sea Scrolls: Ancient Astronomy and Astrology in Early Judaism', is published by the Institute of Jewish Studies, UCL (Brill).


Reception 6.30 (kosher wine), Lecture 7.00pm
Pearson lecture theatre, Pearson building, UCL


BOOK ONLINE NOW TO RESERVE YOUR PLACE:

Eventbrite - Zodiac Calendars and Angels in the Dead Sea Scrolls

For more events, see our Lectures Programme for Autumn 2015.  

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