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The Literature Of The Sages
     

The Literature Of The Sages

by Shmuel Safrai
 

ISBN-10: 080060606X

ISBN-13: 9780800606060

Pub. Date: 06/29/2007

Publisher: Augsburg Fortress Publishing

This long-awaited companion volume to The Literature of the Sages, First Part (Fortress Press, 1987) brings to completion Section II of the renowned Compendia series, published cooperatively with Van Gorcum of Amsterdam.

The Literature of the Sages, Second Part, explores the literary creation of thousands of ancient Jewish teachers, the often- anonymous Sages of

Overview

This long-awaited companion volume to The Literature of the Sages, First Part (Fortress Press, 1987) brings to completion Section II of the renowned Compendia series, published cooperatively with Van Gorcum of Amsterdam.

The Literature of the Sages, Second Part, explores the literary creation of thousands of ancient Jewish teachers, the often- anonymous Sages of late antiquity and the Middle Ages. Essays by premier scholars provide a careful and succinct analysis of the content and character of various documents, their textual and literary forms, with particular attention to the ongoing discovery and publication of new textual material.

Incorporating groundbreaking developments in research, these essays give a comprehensive presentation published here for the first time. This volume will prove an important reference work for all students of ancient Judaism, the origins of Jewish tradition, and the Jewish background of Christianity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780800606060
Publisher:
Augsburg Fortress Publishing
Publication date:
06/29/2007
Pages:
792
Product dimensions:
1.63(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

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