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This first installment in the three-volume Jewish Literary Cultures is a collection of essays and studies of diverse texts and topics in ancient Jewish literature, ranging from fables in the Bible and ancient Jewish interpretations of the Song of Songs to the use of erotic narrative in rabbinic literature, the canonization of classical Jewish literature, comparative exegesis, and the early history of Jewish reading practices.
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Syllabi for Courses Relating to Jewish History. Students and teachers of Jewish history are often confronted with the challenge of constructing syllabi for potential courses, or independent study, in the field of Jewish History. Gathered here are course syllabi used by teachers of Jewish History and related disciplines available on-line.
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