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Author Davila, James R., 1960-

Title Hekhalot literature in translation : major texts of Merkavah mysticism / by James R. Davila.

Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2013.

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Description 1 online resource (443 pages)
Series Supplements to The journal of Jewish thought and philosophy, 1873-9008 ; v. 20
Supplements to The journal of Jewish thought and philosophy ; v. 20.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Summary The Hekhalot literature is a motley collection of Hebrew and Aramaic documents dealing with mystical themes pertaining especially to God's throne-chariot. This volume presents English translations of an eclectic text with critical apparatus of most of the major Hekhalot texts.
Contents Hekhalot Rabbati : the greater (book of the heavenly) palaces -- Text -- Sar Torah : the prince of Torah -- Text -- Hekhalot Zutarti : the lesser (book of the heavenly) palaces -- Text -- Ma'aseh merkavah : the working of the chariot -- Text -- Merkavah Rabba : the great (book of the) chariot -- Text -- Some shorter macroforms -- Text -- Geniza fragments -- Text -- Introduction -- Introduction -- Introduction -- Introduction -- Introduction -- Introduction -- Introduction -- Indices -- Index of modern authors -- Index of foreign words and Phrases -- Index of primary sources.
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Subject Heikhalot rabbati.
Ma⁽as⁺ѓeh merkavah.
Heikhalot zutrati.
Maʻaśeh merkavah.
Kitve-yad ha-Genizah.
Heikhalot rabbati.
Heikhalot zutrati.
Kitve-yad ha-Genizah.
Maʻaśeh merkavah.
Hekhalot literature -- History and criticism.
Mysticism -- Judaism.
Cairo Genizah.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Other Form: Print version: Davila, James. Hekhalot Literature in Translation. Brill 2013 9789004252158
ISBN 9789004252165 (electronic bk.)
9004252169 (electronic bk.)
1299691005 (electronic bk.)
9781299691001 (electronic bk.)
9789004252158 (hardback ; alk. paper)
9004252150 (hardback ; alk. paper)