Migrating tales : the Talmud's narratives and their historical context /

This study situates the Babylonian Talmud, or Bavli, in its cultural context by reading several rich rabbinic stories against the background of Greek, Syriac, Arabic, Persian, and Mesopotamian literature of late antiquity and the early Middle Ages, much of it Christian in origin. The book argues tha...

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Main Author: Kalmin, Richard Lee.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, [2014]
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Online Access:Available via JSTOR
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