The Samaritan Pentateuch as Textual Witness of the Pentateuch in the Persian Period
Prof. Stefan Schorch (Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg)
The Samaritan Pentateuch is generally conceived as a textual version of the Pentateuch that emerged in the Late Second Temple period, i.e. in the Hellenistic era. The presentation aims to demonstrate the relevance of SP as a main witness for the state of the text of the Pentateuch during the Persian period.