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Scholars Have Been Vastly Mistaken in Filling the Holes in Our History

Ruth Schuster
Ruth Schuster
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Ruth Schuster
Ruth Schuster

Ancient manuscripts thrill for the peep they give us into life and beliefs thousands of years ago. Roughly speaking, at least. Many scriveners of yore were less committed to the naked truth than to the scowling king. Worse, ancient scrolls are almost always deteriorated, leaving frustrating gaps in the story.

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