Magic and Folklore in Rabbinic Literature.  
  [SERIES]: Bar-Ilan Studies in Near Eastern Languages and Cultures.  

 
Author Sperber, Daniel
Place of Publication Ramat-Gan
Publication Name Bar Ilan University Press
Year 1994
Language(s) English
Description
RARE monograph on points of contact between Rabbinic Judaism and Hellenistic-Roman culture by Daniel Sperber, an eminent British-born Israeli academic and Modern Orthodox rabbi, professor of Talmud at Bar-Ilan University specializing in classical philology, history of Jewish customs, Jewish art history, Jewish education, and Talmudic studies. The twenty-five chapters of the book are divided into five parts: Folklore, Magic, Historic Allusions, Dating of Midrashic Texts and Passages, Palestinian Rabbinic Texts and Commentaries. Contains three indices: sources, word index and general index. 245x175mm. 256 pages. Bump- and scratch-marks on jacket front side. Hardcover with dust-jacket. Front cover, cover upper corners and fore edge bumped. Spine edges wrinkled. [SUMMARY]: This extremely rare book, of importance to students and scholars of Rabbinic and Hellenistic literatures and folklore, as well as their cross-cultural influences, is in good condition.
Price $180.00
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Catalog Index Number MC 04 12



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