Studies in Aggadah and Folk-Literature...

With the acception of one article, "Tales of the Sage" by Uffenheimer, which concerns with Biblical exegesis, all other contributions approach their material from literary perspective or as a part of investigation into their history.



Studies in Aggadah and Folk-Literature (Scripta Hierosolymitana, XXII)


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Front Matter Title Page CONTENTSCopyright Page EDITORS' PREFACEContent LA QSIDA CHEZ LES JUIFS MAROCAINS el-qsida del shina Qsiida del kawi (la qsida du souffrant) Qsida delqra' (la qsida du teigneux) Qsida di Hitler (la qsida d'Hitfer) M'awda felhen mi kamoha 'la Hitler (histoire sur l'air de mi kamoha sur Hitler) Qsida desselhat Qsida delmot Qsida delbidawiyat uselbat ulfassiyat felhen del qra' Qsida 'la srab umahya Qsida di ben-chochan 'Qessat sidna Yossef Qsida di bnat lyom Qsida di Agadir Mdarbat Pessah u-Sukka Qessat sidna Moulay Ighi Qessat lbadem ulhurra Qsida di set jwar 'rada di 'ros Haman m'a Zerech Ktouba di Haman Haskava di Haman Qessat ghder nsa : (l'histoire de la trahison des femmes) Bar Yobai bel 'arbiya moghrabiya 38 Qsida min Tetuan CONCLUSIONLa Chanson de la MortRABBI JUDAH THE PIOUS AND CAESARIUS OF HEISTERBACH Common Motifs in their Stories ISSACHAR BEN-AMIRABBI JUDAH LOEW OF PRAGUE AND HIS ATTITUDE TO THE AGGADAHPALAEA HISTORICA: An Unknown Source of Biblical LegendsBIBLE VERSES QUOTED IN TALES OF THE SAGESTHE PROEM IN THE AGGADIC MIDRASHIM: A Form-Critical StudyTHE PROEM PATTERNTHE ORIGIN AND FUNCTION OF THE PROEMTANNAITIC PROEMS AND THEIR FORMAL CHARACTERISTICS THE HISTORICAL SIGNIFICANCE OF THE DIALOGUES BETWEEN JEWISH SAGES AND ROMAN DIGNITARIES MOSHE DAVID HERRDIVERGENT TENDENCIES AND THEIR LITERARY MOULDING IN THE AGGADAH ZIPPORAH KAGANARNI, CHAPTER 6ARN II, CHAPTER 13GENESIS RABBA, xliiTANHUMA (ED. BUBER) (Lekh Lekha, par. 10, vol. I, pp. 67-69)THE CHARACTERSThe figure of the father - HyrcanusA Comparison between the Five Aggadot about Eliezer ben HyrcanusTHE HERO OF THE AGGADAH - R. ELIEZER BEN HYRCANUSTHE PLOTTHE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STRUCTURE OF THE AGGADAHGroup AGroup BTHE CHRONOLOGICAL SEQUENCE IN THE AGGADAHTHE JEWISH VERSIONS OFTHE ANIMAL LANGUAGES FOLKTALE (AT 670): A Typological-Structural StudyThe father's will.The big and cruel fish.The son before Leviathan.The animal languagesThe bird and the disobedient chick.The enrichment - the obedient son's reward.The punishment of the rebellious chick.The man rules his domestic animals.The curious wife.CONCLUSIONLIST OF ABBREVIATIONSTALES OF THE SAGES IN THE PALESTINIAN TRADITION AND THE BABYLONIAN TALMUD SHMUEL SAFRAITHE CONSECRATION OF ISAIAH IN RABBINIC EXEGESISTHE HOMILETICAL INTERPRETATIONS OF THE SAGES AND THE EXPOSITIONS OF ORIGEN ON CANTICLES,AND THE JEWISH-CHRISTIAN DISPUTATIONBack Matter Copyright Page Title Page
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