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The legends of the Jews.

Louis Ginzberg

The legends of the Jews.

by Louis Ginzberg

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Published by Jewish Publication Society of America in Philadelphia .
Written in English


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The Legends of the Jews is an epic 7-volume compilation of traditional Jewish stories loosely related to the Bible. Volumes contain the stories, while volumes contain Ginzberg's notes and commentary. Over the millenia, these stories, which expand on the Bible, flesh out the lives of biblical figures.   Legends of the Jews is an original synthesis of a vast amount of aggadah from all of classical rabbinic literature, as well as apocryphal, pseudopigraphical and even early Christian literature, with legends ranging from the creation of the world and the fall of Adam, through a huge collection of legends on Moses, and ending with the story of 5/5.

To this day Legends of the Jews remains a most remarkable and comprehensive compilation of stories connected to the Hebrew Bible. It is an indispensable reference on that body of literature known as Midrash, the imaginative retelling and elaboration on Bible stories in which mythological tales about demons and magic co-exist with moralistic stories about the piety of the ed on: Jewish folklore are legends, music, oral history, proverbs, jokes, popular beliefs, fairy tales, stories, tall tales, and customs that are the traditions of Judaism. Folktales are characterized by the presence of unusual personages, by the sudden transformation of men into beasts and vice versa, or by other unnatural incidents. A number of aggadic stories bear folktale characteristics.

Legends of the Jews is a most remarkable and comprehensive compilation of stories connected to the Hebrew Bible. It is an indispensable reference on that body of literature known as Midrash, the imaginative retelling and elaboration on Bible stories in which mythological tales about demons and magic co-exist with moralistic stories about the piety of the patriarchs.   The Legends of the Jews, Volume 1 by Louis GINZBERG ( - ), translated by Henrietta SZOLD ( - ) Genre(s): Religion, Antiquity Read by: .


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Legends of the Jews is an original synthesis of a vast amount of aggadah from all of classical rabbinic literature, as well as apocryphal, pseudopigraphical and even early Christian literature, with legends ranging from the creation of the world and the fall of Adam, through a huge collection of legends on Moses, and ending with the stoCited by: Legends of the Jews-7 Vol.

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Volumes contain the stories, while volumes contain Ginzberg’s notes and commentary. Over the millenia, these stories, which expand on the Bible, flesh out the lives of biblical : Louis Ginzberg.

The Legends of the Jews By Louis Ginzberg [] This is a massive collation of the Haggada--the traditions which have grown up surrounding the Biblical narrative. These stories and bits of layered detail are scattered throughout the Talmud and the Midrash, and other sources, including oral.

In the 19th century Ginzberg undertook the task of. In the present work, "The Legends of the Jews," I have made the first attempt to gather from the original sources all Jewish legends, in so far as they refer to Biblical personages and events, and reproduce them with the greatest attainable completeness and accuracy.

I use the expression Jewish, rather than Rabbinic, because the sources fromFile Size: 2MB. The Legends of the Jews, Volume 1 book. Read 12 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In Legends Of The Jews, the author gathers from t 4/5.

A masterpiece of Jewish literature, Legends of the Jews presents a comprehensive compilation of remarkable stories connected to the Hebrew Bible. It is an indispensable reference on that body of literature known as Midrash, the imaginative retelling and elaboration on Bible stories in which mythological tales about demons and magic co-exist with moralistic stories about the piety of the.

The Legends of the Jews by Louis Ginzberg Translated from the German Manuscript by Henrietta Szold Volume II efforts have been directed to bringing together as full as possible a collection of Jewish legends that deal with Biblical personages a nd events. The sources of those legends and explanations of some of them will beFile Size: KB.

Search Philologos. Please visit The BPR Reference Guide featuring our favorite books, software and videos. Volumes I and II of this book were prepared from text in the public domain; Volume III was prepared by K.D.

Maynard, a friend of Philologos; Volume. The Legends of the Jews by Louis Ginzberg This is an annotated collection of Jewish legends of Biblical figures, compiled by Louis Ginzberg.

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Addeddate Call number b Camera Canon 5D Identifier legendsofjews01ginz Identifier-ark ark://t6b28cb1s Ocr ABBYY FineReader THE FIRST THINGS CREATED - In the beginning, two thousand years before the heaven and the earth, seven things were created: the Torah written with black fire on white fire, and lying in the lap of God; the Divine Throne, erected in the heaven which later was over the heads of the Hayyot; Paradise on the right side of God, Hell on the left side; the Celestial Sanctuary directly in front of God.

The Legends of the Jews: Notes to Volumes 1 and 2 from the Creation to the Exodus (Legends of the Jews) JuneJewish Publication Society of America Hardcover in English. The Legends of the Jews, Volume IV (4) Bible Time and Characters from Joshua to Esther by Ginzberg, Louis and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more.

You can also read the full text online using our ereader. Book Excerpt. (2) Later Joshua, who was so ignorant that he was called a fool, became the minister of Moses, and God rewarded his faithful service by making him the successor to. legends of the jews Download legends of the jews or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

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The Legends of the Jews is an epic 7-volume compilation of traditional Jewish stories loosely related to the Bible. Volumes contain the stories, while volumes 5. The Legends of the Jews (legends volumes only (others are not public domain)), by Louis Ginzberg, trans.

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