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Eyal Ben-Eliyahu, Yehudah Cohn, and Fergus Millar

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780197265222

Published to British Academy Scholarship Online: January 2014

DOI: 10.5871/bacad/9780197265222.001.0001

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Mystical (Hekhalot) and Magical Literature

Mystical (Hekhalot) and Magical Literature

(p.96) 4 Mystical (Hekhalot) and Magical Literature
Handbook of Jewish Literature from Late Antiquity, 135–700 CE

Eyal Ben-Eliyahu

Yehudah Cohn

Fergus Millar

British Academy

This chapter describes the following texts: Sefer Hekhalot (Third Enoch; Hebrew Enoch); Hekhalot Rabbati; Hekhalot Zutarti; Shiur Qomah; Ḥarba DeMoshe; Sefer HaRazim; and Sefer Yetsirah. For each of these texts, the contents, dating, language, printed editions, translations, commentaries, bibliography, electronic resources and manuscripts are provided.

Keywords:   Jewish literature, Sefer Hekhalot, Hekhalot Rabbati, Hekhalot Zutarti, Shiur Qomah, Ḥarba DeMoshe, Sefer HaRazim, Sefer Yetsirah

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