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Title Noah and his book(s) [electronic resource] / edited by Michael E. Stone, Aryeh Amihay, and Vered Hillel.

Imprint Atlanta : Society of Biblical Literature, c2010.


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Description xiii, 380 p.
Series Early Judaism and its literature ; no. 28
Early Judaism and its literature ; no. 28.
Note "This book is a joint enterprise emerging from Michael Stone's senior seminar during the years 2003-2005. The seminar was devoted during those two years to a study of the traditions about a book or books of Noah and about Noah himself. The subject is enormous, as will be seen from the chronological and geographical range of the material assembled here. Two questions were defined that focused the discussion and, consequently, the material presented in this book. The first was to assess references to a Noah writing in the Second Temple period, including segments of existing works that scholars had in the past attributed to a Noah writing. As a corollary of this, the traditions of Noah in other Second Temple period works were studied, first, to gain insight into their character and, second, to see whether distinct enough traditions survived in those, often incidental, references to witness to the existence of a Noachic writing or writings"--Data View.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents pt. 1. Fragments and documents associated with a 'book of Noah' -- pt. 2. Noah traditions -- pt. 3. Miscellaneous Noah texts and traditions.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Noah (Biblical figure) -- Legends -- History and criticism.
Noah (Biblical figure) -- In rabbinical literature.
Bible. O.T. Genesis V-IX -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Dead Sea scrolls.
Christian literature, Early -- Syriac authors -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Stone, Michael E., 1938-
Amihay, Aryeh.
Hillel, Vered.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9781589834880 (paper binding : alk. paper)
9781589834897 (electronic bk.)

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