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Historical allusions in the Pesharim

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a systematic attempt to determine their credibility and to identify the principal historical characters
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As the title indicates, this work has two related objectives. The first is to determine whether the literary conventions of the pesher genre deprive the "historical allusions" of any significance. In other words, do the allusions refer to real events and characters, or are they simply symbols or allegories. The second objective follows closely upon the first. Once the historical nature of the allusions is demonstrated, we proceed to investigate the consequences of that demonstration in on...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Faculty of Oriental Studies
Publication date:
1978
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Barcode:
602351343
URN:
uuid:10b86111-05f0-4c85-929e-bedb48f8e22a
Local pid:
td:602351343
Language:
English
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