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The Aleppo Codex: A True Story of Obsession, Faith, and the Pursuit of an Ancient Bible

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The Aleppo Codex: A True Story of Obsession, Faith, and the Pursuit of an Ancient Bible - Friedman, Matti
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Winner of the 2014 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature A thousand years ago, the most perfect copy of the Hebrew Bible was written. It was kept safe through one upheaval after another in the Middle East, and by the 1940s it was housed in a dark grotto in Aleppo, Syria, and had become known around the world as the Aleppo Codex. Journalist Matti Friedman's true-life detective story traces how this precious manuscript was smuggled from its hiding place in Syria into the newly founded state of Israel and how and why many of ...

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The Aleppo Codex: A True Story of Obsession, Faith, and the Pursuit of an Ancient Bible 2012, Algonquin Books

ISBN-13: 9781616200404

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The Aleppo Codex: A True Story of Obsession, Faith, and the Pursuit of an Ancient Bible 2012, HighBridge Audio, Old Saybrook

ISBN-13: 9781611747720

; 7.5 Hours edition Annotated

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