Simon the High Priest in Sirach 50 : an exegetical study of the significance of Simon the High Priest as climax to the Praise of the fathers in Ben Sira's concept of the history of Israel / by Otto Mulder.

This volume examines three new pictures of the original Geniza fragments found in 1896. The comparison of both versions provides an impressive picture of the development of Israel's religion in the Second Temple period from 200-132 BCE.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Mulder, Otto, 1946-
Format: eBook
Language:English
Dutch
Published: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2003.
Series:Supplements to the Journal for the study of Judaism ; v. 78.
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Uniform Title:Simon de hogepriester in Sirach 50.
Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction; 2 Simon, the climax of the Praise of the Fathers; 3 Simon in the Hebrew version of Ben Sira; 4 Simon in the Greek version of Jesus Sirach; 5 Simon, the Righteous High Priest; Bibliography; Abbreviations; Indices.