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In the second degree
Philip S. Alexander, Lange, Ar ...

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In the second degree
paratextual literature in ancient Near Eastern and ancient Mediterranean culture and its reflections in medieval literature
edited by Philip S. Alexander, Armin Lange and Renate J. Pillinger

Published 2010 by Brill in Leiden, Boston .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

In the second degree: ancient Jewish paratextual literature in the context of Graeco-Roman and ancient Near Eastern literature / Armin Lange
pt. 1. Ancient Judaism. Hypertextuality and the "Parabiblical" Dead Sea Scrolls / George J. Brooke
The Book of Jubilees as paratextual literature / Jacques T.A.G.M. van Ruiten
pt. 2. Graeco-Roman world. Trojan Palimpsests: the relation of Greek tragedy to the Homeric epics / Annemarie Ambuhl
The Homeric epics as palimpsests / Georg Danek
pt. 3. Ancient Egypt and the ancient Near East. From ritual to text to intertext: a new look on the dreams in Ludlul bēl nēmeqi / Beate Pongratz-Leisten
Priestly texts, recensions, rewritings and paratexts in the late Egyptian period / Sydney H. Aufrere
pt. 4. Late ancient and medieval paratextual literature. Rabbinic paratexts: the case of Midrash Lamentations Rabba / Philip S. Alexander
Some considerations on Enoch/Metatron in the Jewish mystical tradition / Felicia Waldman
Three Latin paratexts from late antiquity and the early Middle Ages ("Sulpicia," "Seneca"-"Paulus," Carmen Avale) / Kurt Smolak
Paratextual literature in early Christian art (Acta Pauli et Theclae) / Renate J. Pillinger
Paratextual literature in action: historical apocalypses with the names of Daniel and Isaiah in Byzantine and old Bulgarian tradition (11th-13th centuries) / Anissava L. Miltenova.

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Includes index.


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PN610 .I5 2010

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