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Re: orion Orion scribal markings

-----Original Message-----
From: Jim West <jwest@Highland.Net>
To: orion@panda.mscc.huji.ac.il <orion@panda.mscc.huji.ac.il>
Date: Thursday, November 20, 1997 1:51 AM
Subject: orion Orion scribal markings

>Jays paper at
>Is very good.  I recommend it to all on the list.
>Jim West
>Adjunct Professor of Bible
>Quartz Hill School of Theology
Agreed... very informative. However I did note that no reference was made to
the possible correspondences of these markings to the cryptic script used in
4Q298 as well as 4Q186.  Although by no means an expert on scripts, I can
see similarities (especially with the scribal marking on 1QS col. 9, 1.3).
Both texts (4Q298 and 1QS) also make reference to the/a character called the
'maskil' or teacher.  Of course I am only musing out loud (i.e. grasping at

Vernon Chadwick