XXVIIContents : CONTENTS

DJD XXVII


Aramaic, Hebrew, and Greek Documentary Texts from Nah[al H9ever and Other Sites, with an Appendix Containing Alleged Qumran Texts (The Seiyâl Collection II)

H. M. Cotton and A. Yardeni

Oxford: Clarendon, 1997


TABLE OF FIGURES xi

TABLE OF PLATES xv

FOREWORD xix

PREFACE by H. M. Cotton xxi

PREFACE by A. Yardeni xxv

SIGLA xxvii

GENERAL INTRODUCTION by H. M. Cotton and A. Yardeni 1

A. ARAMAIC AND HEBREW DOCUMENTARY TEXTS by A. Yardeni
Introduction to the Aramaic and Hebrew Documentary Texts 9
7. Xev/Se Deed of Sale A ar (134 or 135 CE) (Fig. 1 and Pl. I) 19
8. Xev/Se papDeed of Sale B ar and heb (135 CE) (Figs. 2-3 26
and Pl. II)
8a. Xev/Se papDeed of Sale C ar (134 or 135 CE) (Figs. 4-5 34
and Pl. III)
9. Xev/Se papDeed of Sale D ar (Figs. 6-8 and Pls. IV-V) 38
9a. Xev/Se papUnclassified Fragment A ar (Fig. 9 and Pl. VI) 52
10. Xev/Se papReceipt for Payment of a Fine? ar (Fig. 9 54
and Pl. VII)
11. Xev/Se papMarriage Contract? ar (Fig. 9 and Pl. VII) 57
12. Xev/Se papReceipt for Dates ar (131 CE) (Fig. 10 and 60
Pls. VIII-IX)
13. Xev/Se papWaiver of Claims? ar (134 or 135 CE) (Fig. 11 65
and Pls. VIII-IX)
14. Xev/Se papFragment of a Deed ar? (Fig. 12 and Pl. X) 71
15. Xev/Se papUnclassified Fragments B (Fig. 12 and Pl. X) 72
16-17. Xev/Se papUnclassified Fragments C-D (Fig. 12 and Pl. X) 73
18. Xev/Se papUnclassified Fragment E (Fig. 12 and Pl. X) 74
19. Xev/Se papUnclassified Fragment F (Fig. 12 and Pl. X) 75
21. Xev/Se papDeed of Sale E ar (Figs. 12-13 and Pls. XI-XII) 76
22. Xev/Se papDeed of Sale F? ar (Fig. 14 and Pl. XIII) 84
23. Xev/Se papDeed of Sale G ar (Fig. 15 and Pl. XIV) 87
24. Xev/Se papDeed A ar (Fig. 15 and Pl. XV) 89
24a. Xev/Se papDeed B ar (Fig. 15 and Pl. XVI) 91
25. Xev/Se papDeed C ar (Fig. 16 and Pl. XVII) 93
26. Xev/Se papText Dealing with Deposits and Barley ar 95
(Fig. 16 and Pl. XVII)
27. Xev/Se papDeed D ar (Fig. 16 and Pl. XVIII) 97
28. Xev/Se papUnclassified Fragment G ar (Fig. 17 and Pl. XIX) 99
29. Xev/Se papUnclassified Fragments H (Fig. 17 and Pl. XIX) 100
30. Xev/Se papLetter to ShimÆon ben Kosibah 103
(Fig. 18 and Pl. XX)
31. Xev/Se papDeed E ar (Fig. 19 and Pl. XXI) 105
32. Xev/Se papDeed F (+ 4Q347) ar (Fig. 19 and Pl. XXI) 106
33. Xev/Se papUnclassified Fragment I ar (Fig. 19 and Pl. XXII) 108
34. Xev/Se papDeed G ar (Fig. 19 and Pl. XXII) 109
35. Xev/Se papUnclassified Fragment J ar (Fig. 19 and Pl. XXII) 111
36. Xev/Se papUnclassified Fragment K (Fig. 19 and Pl. XXII) 112
37. Xev/Se papDeed H ar? (Fig. 20 and Pls. XXIII-XXIV) 113
38-47h. Xev/Se papUnclassified Fragments L-BB (Figs. 20-21 and 117
Pls. XXV-XXVI)
49. Xev/Se Promissory Note (133 CE) (Figs. 22-23 and Pl. XXVII) 121
50. Xev/Se papDeed of Sale H (+ Mur 26) ar (Figs. 24-26 and 123
Pls. XXVIII-XXX)

B. GREEK DOCUMENTARY TEXTS by H. M. Cotton
Introduction to the Greek Documentary Texts 133
Palaeographical Notes by J. David Thomas
Introduction to the Archive of Salome Komaïse Daughter of Levi 158
60. Xev/Se papTax (or Rent) Receipt from Maoza gr (Fig. 27 166
and Pls. XXXI-XXXII)
61. Xev/Se papConclusion to a Land Declaration gr (Pls. XXXI 174
and XXXIII)
62. Xev/Se papLand Declaration gr (Pls. XXXIV-XXXVII) 181
63. Xev/Se papDeed of Renunciation of Claims gr (Pls. XXXI and 195
XXXVIII)
64. Xev/Se papDeed of Gift gr (Fig. 27 and Pls. XXXIX-XL) 203
65. Xev/Se papMarriage Contract gr (Pl. XLI) 224
66. Xev/Se papLoan with Hypothec gr (Pl. XLII) 238
67. Xev/Se papText Mentioning Timber gr (Pls. XXXI and XLIII) 244
68. Xev/Se papText Mentioning a Guardian gr (Pls. XXXI and XLIV) 248
69. Xev/Se papCancelled Marriage Contract gr (Pls. XLV-XLVI) 250
70. Xev/Se papUnidentified Fragment A gr (Pls. XXXI and XLVII) 275
71. Xev/Se papUnidentified Fragment B gr (Pls. XXXI and XLVII) 276
72. Xev/Se papUnidentified Fragment C gr (Pls. XXXI and XLVII) 277
73. Xev/Se papEnd of a Document gr (Pl. XLVII) 278

APPENDIX: DOCUMENTARY TEXTS ALLEGED TO BE FROM QUMRAN CAVE 4 by A. Yardeni
Introduction to the 'Qumran Cave 4' Documentary Texts 283
342. 4QLetter? ar (Fig. 28 and Pl. LIV) 285
343. 4QLetter nab (Fig. 28 and Pl. LV) 286
344. 4QDebt Acknowledgement ar (Fig. 29 and Pl. LVI) 289
345. 4QDeed A ar or heb (Fig. 29 and Pl. LVI) 292
346. 4QDeed of Sale ar (Fig. 30 and Pl. LVII) 296
346a. 4QUnidentified Fragment A (Fig. 30 and Pl. LVII) 299
348. 4QDeed B heb? (Fig. 29 and Pl. LVIII) 300
351. 4QAccount of Cereal A ar (Fig. 30 and Pl. LIX) 304
352. 4QpapAccount of Cereal B ar or heb (Fig. 31 and Pl. LIX) 305
352a. 4QpapAccount A ar or heb (Fig. 31 and Pl. LIX) 307
353. 4QpapAccount of Cereal or Liquid ar or heb (Fig. 30 and Pl. LX) 309
354. 4QAccount B ar or heb (Fig. 30 and Pl. LX) 310
356. 4QAccount D ar or heb (Fig. 30 and Pl. LX) 311
357. 4QAccount E ar or heb (Fig. 30 and Pl. LX) 312
358. 4QpapAccount F? ar or heb (Fig. 30 and Pl. LX) 313
359. 4QpapDeed C? ar or heb (Fig. 30 and Pl. LX) 314
360a. 4QpapUnidentified Fragments B ar (Fig. 31 and Pl. LXI) 315

COLLATION TABLE OF PRESENT AND PREVIOUS SIGLA 319

BIBLIOGRAPHY 323

INDICES TO THE ARAMAIC AND HEBREW DOCUMENTARY TEXTS 345

INDICES TO THE GREEK DOCUMENTARY TEXTS 360

SUBJECT INDEX TO THE GREEK DOCUMENTARY TEXTS 376

FIGURES 1-33

PLATES I-LXI