Midrash Vayosha: A Medieval Midrash on the Song at the Sea

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Rachel S. Mikva undertakes a close examination of Midrash vaYosha, a medieval rabbinic text which explicates the Song at the Sea (Ex 15:1-18) and the events of the exodus from Egypt leading up to that climactic moment. Relatively short midrashim focusing on a brief biblical narrative or theme were composed in large numbers during the medieval period, and their extant manuscripts are sufficient in number to demonstrate the great popularity of the genre. Based on early manuscripts, two different recensions are transcribed and ...

Midrash Vayosha: A Medieval Midrash on the Song at the Sea 2012, Mohr Siebeck, Tuebingen

ISBN-13: 9783161510090

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