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By Michael E. Stone

Explore how the shiny and artistic Armenian non secular culture formed biblical tales to serve new needs

Michael E. Stone’s most up-to-date e-book comprises texts from Armenian manuscripts which are correct to the advance and progress of biblical subject matters and topics. every one of these texts haven't been released formerly. Stone has gathered a desirable corpus of texts approximately biblical heroes, akin to Joseph and Jonah, Nathan the Prophet, and Asaph the Psalmist. moreover, he has integrated records illustrating specific issues of the biblical tale. This paintings displays not only on how the Bible used to be interpreted in medieval instances, but additionally how its tales and info have been formed through and served the wishes of the vibrant and inventive Armenian religious culture.


  • Expanded tales from Exodus
  • Introductions,translations, and notes
  • Insights into the Armenian "Embroidered Bible," by which many biblical incidents have been recognized to Armenian literature, paintings, and thought

Michael E. Stone (Ph.D., Harvard) taught on the Hebrew college of Jerusalem from 1966-2007, the place he used to be Gail Levin de Nur Professor of non secular stories and Professor of Armenian experiences. He was once provided the earned, senior doctoral measure, D.Litt., by way of the college of Melbourne and holds honorary doctorates from Hebrew Union university and the nationwide Academy of Sciences of Armenia. He has been offered the key Israeli nationwide Prize, the Landau Prize for Contribution to the arts. Now retired, he maintains a radical software of research.

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