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Re: RE: orion-list Golb on 63 BCE

The caves at Qumran 
> served more as a depository of scrolls or homes for hermits 
> than a means of defense of a community. 

Depository of scrolls, that we know because we found scrolls in 
them.  The question that needs answering is why.  Homes for 
hermits?  I doubt it.  Fact is, if there were any "hermits" at 
Qumran, which I don't think so, it's more than a bit unlikely that 
they lived in caves.

Dave Washburn
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