Essays on Greek and Latin in the Mishna, Talmud and Midrashic literature
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Published by Makor in Jerusalem .
Written in English


  • Hebrew language -- Foreign words and phrases -- Greek.,
  • Hebrew language -- Foreign words and phrases -- Latin.,
  • Rabbinical literature -- History and criticism.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesYevanit ve-la.tinit be-sifrut ha-tanaaim veha-amoraaim.
Statementby Daniel Sperber.
LC ClassificationsPJ4932
The Physical Object
Pagination194, 114p. ;
Number of Pages194
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19405397M

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  a dictionary of the targumim, the talmud babli and yerushalmi, and the midrashic literature compiled by marcus jastrow, ph.d. litt. d. with an index of scriptural quotations volume i: london,w.c.: luzac & co. / newyork:'s s great russell street! 27 w. 23 d street Books/Dictionary of the Targumim, The Talmud Babli and.   PREFACE This volume had a long period of gestation. It began with two long articles, published in and , in the Bar-Ilan Annual nos. xIv-xv, xvI- xvII, under the general title “Greek and Latin Words in Rabbinic Literature: Prolegomena to a new Dictionary of Classical Words in Rabbinic Literature.” Greek Loanwords in Hebrew and Aramaic. Mishna, Talmud and Midrashic literature. Jerusalem. Sperber, Daniel. Essays on Greek and Latin in the Mishna, Talmud and Midrashic literature Essays on Greek and Latin in the Mishna, Talmud and Midrashic literature () The Tiqqune sopherim () I Campi lessicali della separazione nell' ebraico biblico, di Qumran e della Mishna ()

Prof. Michael Chernick Rabbi David Zvi Hoffman’s Approach to m. Pesahim 10 Rabbi David Zvi Hoffman (), a pioneer of critical rabbinics scholarship, argued that the Mishnah as we now have it preserves an ancient core of pre C.E. traditions – the “First Mishnah” – which can be uncovered through careful textual analysis.1 In an The Torah is the first 5 books (Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy) of the Tanakh. “Torah” means “law” or “instruction” in Hebrew, and accordingly, the Torah documents the laws given to Moses on Mt Sinai by G-d, for the Jewish peo The Oriental and the Western Jews, on the other hand, were mostly ignorant of Greek. A gaon admitted, in regard to a Greek expression in the Talmud, that he did not know Greek (Harkavy, "Teshubot ha-Geonim," No. 47, p. 23); and "aspargon" was explained as a Persian word (ib. p. ) The modern day Greek word for "currency," specifically, is "nomisma." There may be a separate word more inclusive of other money-forms (precious metals, assets, etc.)

This book is an essential work for exploring rabbinic literature. Not only does it include a slough of important bibliographies for various topics throughout the Mishnah, Tosefta, PT, BT and Midrashim but it provides concise summaries of controversial and disputed aspects of various textual, historical and literary elements of all the above :// The “one hundred and eighty years” in this stanza is the traditional number associated with the rule of the Greeks. 16 The conclusion of this period was indeed initiated by the (Hasmonean) priests, who traditionally wear a garment with bells (Exodus ; ). Thus, even from this short excerpt it is evident that the Qiliri related explicitly and positively to the In the case of Rosh Hashanah, we see that some of the rabbinic “developments” are not developments at all, but reflect customs and understandings that postdate the Torah, but are not original to the rabbis. In this essay, we will survey some of these texts to get a feeling for the early transformation of the holiday of the first of the seventh month into Rosh Hashanah. | Project TABS Editors 1. Rachel Adelman: Rhapsody in Blue: The Original God's Footstool in the Aramaic Targumim and Midrashic Tradition (page 13) 2. Isaac Kalimi: Biblical Text in Rabbinic Context: The Book of Chronicles in the Mishnah, Talmud and Midrash (page 33) ://