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The Dead Sea Scrolls refer to 900 documents found in 11 caves near the ruins of an ancient settlement on the West Bank. The discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls includes the only known surviving texts of the Bible made before 100 A.D. These documents show a wide diversity of practice and belief in Judaism during this time. The documents have been analyzed using carbon dating, handwriting analysis, and textual analysis. The Dead Sea Scrolls were written over many years between the middle of the second century B.C. and the first century A.D. The discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls would have been impossible without the incredibly dry conditions in the area. The dry climate preserved the scrolls, made of papyrus and gevil, until their discovery two millennia later. The Dead Sea Scrolls translation has revealed some interesting facts. About 80% of these scrolls are written in one of three Hebrew dialects. The Copper Scroll, created of thin sheets of inscribed copper, appears to list caches of valuables that may represent temple treasures hidden from the Romans. All the Dead Sea Scrolls were found within 11 caves. Some of these caves yielded only fragments, while others held a rich treasure … Continue reading Dead Sea Scrolls

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Richard Cassaro is a journalist, speaker and author of “Written In Stone: Decoding The Secret Masonic Religion Hidden In Gothic Cathedrals And World Architecture.” The book uncovers a lost Wisdom Tradition that was practiced globally in antiquity, found memorialized in pyramids, Triptychs, and identical images worldwide. The central tenets of this tradition have been perpetuated in Western Secret Societies. The most visible of these is the so-called “Masonic Fraternity,” an age-old chivalric Order whose ranks have included Europe’s Gothic cathedral builders and America’s Founding Fathers. Richard has two websites: and


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