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Biblical Motifs

Origins and Transformations

Edited by Alexander Altmann

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ISBN 9780674729605

Publication Date: 01/01/1966

251 pages

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The nine brilliant essays in this volume include analyses of specific Biblical motifs, discussions of post-Biblical developments, and a concluding paper which offers a solution to some apparent paradoxes in the figures depicted in the excavated synagogues at Dura-Europos. Of more than usual interest to specialists and laymen alike, these studies make important and, in many instances, challenging contributions to Biblical scholarship.

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