The Life of the Essenes
Lecture no. 17 from the course: The Holy Land Revealed
Taught by Professor Jodi Magness | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses
In this final lecture on the Qumran sect, investigate the ancient latrines and hygienic practices of the community. Your three sources for insights into this little-explored aspect of everyday life: passages from the Dead Sea Scrolls, observations by the historian Josephus, and remains unearthed from the archaeological site itself.