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Sacred monsters

Nosson Slifkin

Sacred monsters

mysterious and mythical creatures of Scripture, Talmud and Midrash

by Nosson Slifkin

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Published by Zoo Torah, Distributed by Yashar Books/Lambda publishers in Brooklyn, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible. -- O.T. -- Criticism, interpretation, etc,
  • Animals, Mythical, in rabbinical literature,
  • Monsters in rabbinical literature,
  • Animals, Mythical, in the Bible,
  • Monsters in the Bible,
  • Rabbinical literature -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 369-378 ) and index.

    StatementNatan Slifkin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM509.M98 S55 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination378 p. :
    Number of Pages378
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24031741M
    ISBN 101933143185
    ISBN 109781933143185
    LC Control Number2008357372

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