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These essays focus on aspects of the Damascus Document, including its physical reconstruction, its relationship to other legal works in the Qumran corpus and to rabbinic law. Several studies are devoted to specific legal topics and general historical perspectives.
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Joseph M. Baumgarten (Vienna, September 7, 1928 – December 4, 2008) was a Semitic scholar known for his knowledge in the field of Jewish legal texts from biblical law to Mishnaic law and including the legal texts among the Dead Sea Scrolls.
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