"Final editing and preparation for publication by Tirzah Meacham leBeit Yoreh."
Includes bibliographical references and index.
What is a 'female slave' : context and comparison -- The pilegesh : status or topos? -- The amah of Exod 21:2-11 -- The shifah neerefet of Lev 19:20-22 -- The 'inheritance' of slavery in rabbinic law : the non-linearity of the matrilineal principle -- Rabbinic interpretations of Lev 19:20-22 -- Literature in support of law : the problem of Bilhah and Zilpah.
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