Pesiqta Rabbati: A Synoptic Edition of Pesiqta Rabbati Based Upon All Extant Manuscripts and the Editio Princeps - Studies in Judaism Volume 2 (Paperback)
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Pesiqta Rabbati: A Synoptic Edition of Pesiqta Rabbati Based Upon All Extant Manuscripts and the Editio Princeps - Studies in Judaism Volume 2 (Paperback)

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This book is a reprint of the first publication of the complete manuscript of Pesiqta Rabbati, Volumes I-III (1997-2002), a major rabbinic work from the Land of Israel from the 5th-6th century. Based upon the annual cycle of Biblical passages for the Jewish Holy Days and special Sabbaths, the text demonstrates the artful form of the rabbinic homily and the midrash method of scriptural exegesis. All extant Hebrew manuscripts as well as the 17th century editio princeps are presented here in a synoptic edition, allowing the reader to view the texts in adjacent columns without emendation. This edition contains English introductions and an index of Greek and Latin expressions, scriptural passages, exegetical terms, subjects, place names, personal names, names of Biblical figures, angels and historical figures, rabbinic authorities, as well as meshalim and ma'asim, emendations, addenda and corrigenda.

Publisher: University Press of America
ISBN: 9780761843245
Number of pages: 518
Weight: 1420 g
Dimensions: 279 x 216 x 36 mm


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Prof. Ulmer's edition of the Pesiqta Rabbati, one of the most important and beautiful witnesses to the ancient Jewish art of Bible interpretation, breaks new ground in making available to the public all key textual recessions at a glance and in full. Prof. Ulmer brings to this famous text her long-standing scholarship on Midrash, as well as her literary sensibility and philological meticulousness. The edition has been a model of clarity and usability since it first appeared. -- Professor Alexander Samely, University of Manchester, UK
Summarizes the research and explains the significance to religious studies and related fields of having access to an updated synoptic edition-the first since the 19th century: as a work of literature, for its halakhic (legal) material, and to elucidate the origins of distinct Jewish and Christian groups. * Reference and Research Book News, February 1998 *
In her extensive introduction, Prof. Ulmer discusses the work's dating and textual transmission, since it grew by accretion, other studies and suggested research, the text-witnesses, printed editions, modern scholarship, extant translations, methodology utilized in preparing her own edition, and the rationale for presenting it synoptically, namely the absence of a reliable base text. -- Professor Louis H. Feldman, Yeshiva University, New York, Old Testament Abstracts 21 (1998)

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