This is the third volume of the Encyclopedia of the Jewish Story, which studies the development of narratives in Jewish literature throughout the ages. This volume adds twelve new entries to the existing entries that have appeared in the first two volumes. The Entries • The Death of King David • Honi the Circle Maker • The Citrons (Etrogim) • The Deposit of Trust • The Beruria Incident • Rabbi Meir and his Friend’s Wife • The Rat and the Pit • Predestined to Death on his Wedding Day • Slander Kills Three • The Exile of the Tzaddik who Subdued a Lion • Rabbi Shmuel heHassid Rescues a Lion from a Panther • Ariel: The Recluse and the Lion This volume includes the representative versions of the entries and English abstracts of the entries.
Danacode:   110-20198 ISBN:  978-965-226-416-9 Language:   Hebrew Pages:   348 Weight:   735 gr Dimensions:  17X25 cm Publication Date:   05/2013 Publisher:   Bar-Ilan University Press
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