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The Literature of the Sages

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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.

The Literature of the Sages was published by Augsburg Fortress Publishers in June 2007. The ISBN for The Literature of the Sages is 9780800606060.

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Page last updated 3rd December 2016
Book FormatHardback
PublisherAugsburg Fortress Publishers (June 2007)
Weight1266g
Number of Pages792
Thickness50 mm
Height242 mm
Width164 mm
ISBN9780800606060
ISBN-10080060606X
Product Code4066777
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