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Handbook of Jewish Literature from Late Antiquity, 135–700 CE

Eyal Ben-Eliyahu, Yehudah Cohn, and Fergus Millar


From major seminal works such as the Mishnah or the Palestinian and Babylonian Talmuds, to Biblical commentaries, translations of Biblical books into Aramaic or relatively little-known mystical, liturgical, or apocalyptic writings, this book is a complete guide to the rich tradition of Jewish literature in the second to seventh centuries of the Common Era. Each work is described in a way that covers its contents, dating, language, and accessibility (or otherwise) in print or online. The aim throughout is to cover all of this literature and to answer the following questions: What Jewish literat ... More

Keywords: Mishnah, Talmuds, Biblical commentaries, Jewish literature, Common Era, modern editions, liturgical writings, apocalyptic writings

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780197265222
Published to British Academy Scholarship Online: January 2014 DOI:10.5871/bacad/9780197265222.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Eyal Ben-Eliyahu, author
Senior Lecturer, Department of Jewish History, University of Haifa, Israel

Yehudah Cohn, author
Research Associate, Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York University

Fergus Millar, author
Wolfson College, Oxford