orion-list Goranson on Pliny

2001-06-17 Thread kraft
Stephen Goranson wrote: Prof. Kraft wrote that infra meant downhill here. That, I think, doesn't match the context. Just two brief notes for now. If you were to describe one of the following as notably high, which would you pick: Essene place, Ein Gedi, or Masada? Second, Bob wrote

Re: orion-list Pliny's map orientation?

2001-06-13 Thread Robert Kraft
a canoe to collect the material! Your counter-clockwise orientation is, then, to be nullified. Tot ziens. Dierk -- Robert A. Kraft, Religious Studies, University of Pennsylvania 227 Logan Hall (Philadelphia PA 19104-6304); tel. 215 898-5827 [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/rs/rak

Re: orion-list Pliny's Esseni

2001-06-25 Thread Robert Kraft
in the source(s) as part of the relvant western area, so were (lots of) other sites on the west of the Dead Sea. Bob -- Robert A. Kraft, Religious Studies, University of Pennsylvania 227 Logan Hall (Philadelphia PA 19104-6304); tel. 215 898-5827 [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/rs/rak

Re: orion-list To the panel (regarding Essenes)

2001-10-18 Thread Robert Kraft
in the original language of the text!). Bob -- Robert A. Kraft, Religious Studies, University of Pennsylvania 227 Logan Hall (Philadelphia PA 19104-6304); tel. 215 898-5827 [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/rs/rak/kraft.html For private reply, e-mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Robert Kraft

Re: orion-list Bar Kochba Coin?

2001-11-26 Thread Robert Kraft
is unclear, assuming shekel of Israel is correct -the images seem overly stylized and too neatly highlighted Still, a beautiful display object, and possibly even authentic (perhaps a copper version of the silver tetradrachm). Bob Kraft (enthusiastic amateur at numismatics) I am a retired

Re: orion-list CD's Messiah (was 1QSb/Sa)

2001-10-12 Thread Robert Kraft
and a third). That seems to be most expected. But who knows for sure. -- Robert A. Kraft, Religious Studies, University of Pennsylvania 227 Logan Hall (Philadelphia PA 19104-6304); tel. 215 898-5827 [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/rs/rak/kraft.html For private reply, e-mail to [EMAIL

Re: orion-list Slain prophets

2002-04-05 Thread Robert Kraft
sources as well. Bob Kraft From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] On Behalf Of [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, March 22, 2002 9:20 AM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: orion-list Slain prophets The Martyrdom of Isaiah, a Pseudepigraphical text that has parallels to Qumran

Re: orion-list Sun thread

2002-05-07 Thread Robert Kraft
And in any event, so what? Even if Wednesday and Thursday originated from the names of the deities Wotan and Thor, who worries about that anymore? Answers or hypotheses about origins often have little to do with the ongoing practical results. Bob Kraft Regarding Shamash (the sun) in Jewish

orion-list Parabiblical Literature Special PSCO Session in Toronto

2002-10-24 Thread Robert Kraft
both among the panelists and extending to the wider group of attendees. The PSCO co-chairs, Annette Reed and Robert Kraft, will serve as prompters and moderators. Thus far, the following individuals have agreed to serve as panelists (we've provided very simplified indications of their respective