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Chronicles Of Jerahmeel By Moses Gaster
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The present volume contains a collection of old-world legends and tales. The heroes are mostly biblical personages; hence the name given to it by me, 'Bible Historiale.' It resembles in tendency and... More > spirit these mediæval compilations, and is their oldest representative. The Hebrew text exists only in one single manuscript. My translation is as faithful and literal a rendering as such a subject requires. Unlike others, I have followed the older example and have added a full index. It is a complete digest of the whole matter contained in the book. No incident of any importance has wilfully been omitted. For the purpose of preparing it and of facilitating critical and bibliographical investigations, I have divided the text into chapters and paragraphs. Indications in the manuscript guided me.< Less
Chronicles Of Jerameel By Moses Gaster
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The present volume contains a collection of old-world legends and tales. The heroes are mostly biblical personages; hence the name given to it by me, 'Bible Historiale.' It resembles in tendency and... More > spirit these mediæval compilations, and is their oldest representative. The Hebrew text exists only in one single manuscript. My translation is as faithful and literal a rendering as such a subject requires. Unlike others, I have followed the older example and have added a full index. It is a complete digest of the whole matter contained in the book. No incident of any importance has wilfully been omitted. For the purpose of preparing it and of facilitating critical and bibliographical investigations, I have divided the text into chapters and paragraphs. Indications in the manuscript guided me.< Less
The Asatir By Moses Gaster
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The Asatir (Samaritan Book of the Secrets of Moses), was translated by Dr. Gaster and published in 1927. He claims it was compiled around the middle or end of the third century B.C., and is the... More > “oldest book in existence of this kind of literature." This edition also contains The Pitron (Samaritan Commentary) and the Samaritan Story of the Death of Moses. “The best way to describe the Asatir is to call it a Midrash, Aggadah, or legendary supplement to the Pentateuch. Unlike other Apocrypha with which it has much in common, the author does not attempt to retail anew the sacred history and to present it in a specific form, and with a deliberate tendency. He is content to leave the sacred scripture as it stands, without meddling with its narrative and without trying to readjust the events recounted therein, according to a certain preconceived system either legal or astronomical.”< Less
The Asatir: Book of the Secrets of Moses By Moses Gaster
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The Asatir (Samaritan Book of the Secrets of Moses), was translated by Dr. Gaster and published in 1927. He claims it was compiled around the middle or end of the third century B.C., and is the... More > “oldest book in existence of this kind of literature." This edition also contains The Pitron (Samaritan Commentary) and the Samaritan Story of the Death of Moses. “The best way to describe the Asatir is to call it a Midrash, Aggadah, or legendary supplement to the Pentateuch. Unlike other Apocrypha with which it has much in common, the author does not attempt to retail anew the sacred history and to present it in a specific form, and with a deliberate tendency. He is content to leave the sacred scripture as it stands, without meddling with its narrative and without trying to readjust the events recounted therein, according to a certain preconceived system either legal or astronomical.”< Less
Pirke de Rabbi Eliezer, Volume II By Moses Gaster
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Pirke De Rabbi Eliezer (the Chapters of Rabbi Eliezer the Great) according to the text of the manuscript belonging to Abraham Epstein of Vienna, translated and annotated with introduction and indices... More > by Gerald Friedlander. Eliezer lived in the latter half of the first century C.E. and in the first decades of the second century. He is said to be unorthodox in revealing certain mysteries which were reputed to have been taught in early rabbinical schools. Volume II includes: Trials of Abraham, Sarah, Isaac, Rebecca, Jacob, Laban, Joseph, Moses, Exodus, Amalek, Phineas, Amalek, Haman, New Heavens and Earth, 7 Wonders of Old, etc.< Less

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