A Dictionary of the Targumim, the Talmud Babli and Yerushalmi, and the Midrashic Literature  -     By: Marcus Jastrow
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A Dictionary of the Targumim, the Talmud Babli and Yerushalmi, and the Midrashic Literature

Baker Academic / 2005 / Hardcover

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A classic and still standard resource, Marcus Jastrow's monumental dictionary remains unique in that it covers both the Hebrew and Aramaic langugages in the literature of the rabbinic period. This indispensable dictionary of targumic and rabbinic literature includes thousands of entries in fully vocalized Hebrew and aramaic, with references to the original texts, clear English definitions, and the full range of meanings and usages in the sources.

Marcus Jastrow (1829-1903) was an eminent Talmud scholar, professor of religious philosophy, Jewish history, and biblical exegesis at Maimonides College, and rabbi of Congregation Rodef Shalom, both in Philadelphia.

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  • Large print edition
  • One convenient volume
  • Organized alphabetically by actual form
  • Includes references to a word's root
  • Abundant cross-references
  • Index of Scriptural quotations

Product Information

Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 1760
Vendor: Baker Academic
Publication Date: 2005
Dimensions: 9.25 X 7.00 (inches)
ISBN: 080104667X
ISBN-13: 9780801046674
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Publisher's Description

A classic and still standard resource, Marcus Jastrow's monumental dictionary remains unique in that it covers both the Hebrew and the Aramaic languages used in the literature of the rabbinic period. This indispensable dictionary of targumic and rabbinic literature includes thousands of entries in fully vocalized Hebrew and Aramaic, with references to the original texts, clear English definitions, and the full range of meanings and usages in the sources. It is organized alphabetically by actual form but also includes references to the root of words and abundant cross-references. Complete in one volume, in a reader friendly format and page size, with a sturdy binding and an index of scriptural quotations, it is the most comprehensive single-volume dictionary available for reading early Jewish texts.

Author Bio

Marcus Jastrow (1829-1903) was an eminent Talmud scholar; professor of religious philosophy, Jewish history, and biblical exegesis at Maimonides College; and rabbi of Congregation Rodef Shalom in Philadelphia.

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