Commentary on Midrash Rabba in the Sixteenth Century: The Or ha-Sekhel of Abraham ben Asher

Title: Commentary on Midrash Rabba in the Sixteenth Century Author: Benjamin Williams Publisher: Oxford University Press Release Date: April 13, 2016 Pages: 240 Printed editions of midrashim, rabbinic expositions of the Bible, flooded the market for Hebrew books in the sixteenth century. First published by Iberian immigrants to the Ottoman Empire, they were later reprinted […]

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Biblical Pseudepigrapha in Slavonic Traditions

Title: Biblical Pseudepigrapha in Slavonic Traditions Author: Alexander Kulik, Sergey Minov, Genre: Religion Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA Release Date: September 28, 2016 Pages: 224 Early Slavonic writings have preserved a unique corpus of compositions that develop biblical themes. These extracanonical, parabiblical narratives are known as pseudepigrapha, and they preserve many ancient traditions neglected by […]

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