Thursday, 29 September 2011

Dead Sea Scrolls now on-line


The Great Isaiah Scroll - the most famous of the Dead Sea Scrolls - can be translated instantly, simply by moving your mouse over the text
Scroll over text and it translates
The Dead Sea Scrolls, the world's oldest known biblical documents, are now available to read online - and simply scrolling over phrases from one of the 2000-year-old scrolls instantly translates them into English.
'It’s taken 24 centuries, the work of archaeologists, scholars and historians, and the Internet to make the Dead Sea Scrolls accessible to anyone in the world,' said a post on the official Google blog today. A Google video of the hi-tech process is below.
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The Digital Dead Sea Scrolls

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