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Creativity and Tradition

Studies in Medieval Rabbinic Scholarship, Literature and Thought

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$35.00 • £30.95 • €31.95

ISBN 9780674023932

Publication Date: 09/30/2007


238 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

one black and white photograph

Center for Jewish Studies at Harvard University


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