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"Following the fall of Judah, there was a large gap in production of Hebrew inscriptions until the second century BCE, the next period with evidence for widespread literacy.

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The research engaged new document analysis algorithms aimed at identifying different writers.

It detected at least six contemporaneous authors within a corpus of 16 inscriptions.

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"Scholars have long debated how much of the Hebrew bible was composed before the destruction of Jerusalem and the Kingdom of Judah in 586 BCE. In fact the Bible is composed from old and new testament which are inextricably linked and can not be separate.

Scholars have long debated how much of the Hebrew bible was composed before the destruction of Jerusalem and the Kingdom of Judah in 586 BCE.

While scholars agree that key biblical texts were written starting in the 7th century BCE, the exact date of the compilation of these books remains in question.

This indicates a high literacy level within the Judahite administration and provides a possible stage-setting for compilation of biblical texts.

Credit: Michael Cordonsky (photographer), Tel Aviv University and the Israel Antiquities Authority.

A new Tel Aviv University study published today in PNAS suggests that widespread literacy was required for this massive undertaking and provides empirical evidence of that literacy in the final days of the Kingdom of Judah.

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