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Re: orion Re: DNA hide tests & C14 dating &

On Fri, 31 Oct 97 20:51:52 PST, dcannon@nightowl.net writes:

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>I would suppose that the Hebrew of the DSS can be dated to a specific time.
>Am I correct?
>What documents  contemporary with the scrolls helpl to date them?  What
>idioms, language structure, basic structure of the writing, letters,
>(calligraphy?), within the scrolls help to pinpoint when they were written?

   Outside of the Scrolls, are there any complete Hebrew texts earlier
   than the 10th c CE?  Are not the Mishnah copies of copies?  Review
   the data for me.  I couldn't find an answer to a quick scan.

Tom Simms