John Marco Allegro
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United Kingdom
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Educational background  :

Semitic Languages at Manchester University

Hebrew dialects at Oxford University

Acheivements / Contributions  :

Allegro's thirteen books include :

  • The Dead Sea Scrolls (1956).

  • The Treasure of the Copper Scroll(1960).

  • The Sacred Mushroom and the Cross(1970).

  • The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Christian Myth(1979).

  • Discoveries in the Judaean Desert of Jordan vol.V(1968) and

  • Numerous articles in academic journals such as the Journal of Biblical Literature, Palestine Exploration Quarterly and Journal of Semitic Studies, and in the popular press.

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Bibliography  :
The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Christian Myth ,The Allegro Qumran Collection on Microfiche , The chosen people;: A study of Jewish history from the time of the exile until the revolt of Bar Kocheba, sixth century B.C. to second century A.D .