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HEBREW
LITERATURE
HEBREW LITERATURE
Consists of ancient,
medieval, and modern writings
in the Hebrew language. It is
one of the primary form...
Hebrew literature was
produced in many
different parts of the
world throughout the
medieval and modern
eras, while contemp...
Ancient Hebrew literature
 Tanakh » The most important
work (Hebrew Bible).
 Mishna » Compiled around
200 CE, is the pri...
•
It was written
in Mishnaic Hebrew, but
the major commentary on
it, the Gemara, was
largely written in Aramaic.
Many work...
THE BIBLE
Is a collection of thirty-
nine books which are chiefly
dedicated to the ancient
history of Jews, to their
laws,...
Introducing the Hebrew Bible
Canon, Literature, Text, and
Translation
Hebrew
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  1. 1. HEBREW LITERATURE
  2. 2. HEBREW LITERATURE Consists of ancient, medieval, and modern writings in the Hebrew language. It is one of the primary forms of Jewish literature, though there have been cases of literature written in Hebrew by non-Jews.
  3. 3. Hebrew literature was produced in many different parts of the world throughout the medieval and modern eras, while contemporary Hebrew literature is largely Israeli literature.
  4. 4. Ancient Hebrew literature  Tanakh » The most important work (Hebrew Bible).  Mishna » Compiled around 200 CE, is the primary rabbinic codification of laws as derived from the Torah.
  5. 5. • It was written in Mishnaic Hebrew, but the major commentary on it, the Gemara, was largely written in Aramaic. Many works of classical midrash were written in Hebrew.
  6. 6. THE BIBLE Is a collection of thirty- nine books which are chiefly dedicated to the ancient history of Jews, to their laws, and to their social aspiration.
  7. 7. Introducing the Hebrew Bible Canon, Literature, Text, and Translation
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