The Resource Jewish Messiahs in a Christian Empire : A History of the Book of Zerubbabel, Martha Himmelfarb

Jewish Messiahs in a Christian Empire : A History of the Book of Zerubbabel, Martha Himmelfarb

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Jewish Messiahs in a Christian Empire : A History of the Book of Zerubbabel
Title
Jewish Messiahs in a Christian Empire
Title remainder
A History of the Book of Zerubbabel
Statement of responsibility
Martha Himmelfarb
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Author
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Subject
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The seventh-century CE Hebrew work Sefer Zerubbabel (Book of Zerubbabel)—a tale of two messiahs—is the first full-fledged messianic narrative in Jewish literature. Martha Himmelfarb offers a comprehensive analysis of this rich understudied text, illuminating its distinctive literary features and the complex milieu from which it arose
Cataloging source
DE-B1597
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Himmelfarb, Martha
Government publication
other
LC call number
BM615
LC item number
.H56 2017eb
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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De Gruyter
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  • Apocalyptic literature
  • Christianity
  • Eschatology, Jewish
  • Messiah
Target audience
specialized
Label
Jewish Messiahs in a Christian Empire : A History of the Book of Zerubbabel, Martha Himmelfarb
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Publication
Copyright
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 6. Sefer Zerubbabel after Islam
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix. Translation of Sefer Zerubbabel according to the Sefer Hazikhronot Manuscript
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index
  • Frontmatter
  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • 1. Text and Context
  • 2. The Mother of the Messiah
  • 3. The Messiah Son of David and the Suffering Servant
  • 4. The Servant-Messiah beyond Sefer Zerubbabel
  • 5. The Dying Messiah Son of Joseph
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1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780674979086
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.4159/9780674979086
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (DE-B1597)481849
  • (OCoLC)979560369
  • (DE-B1597)9780674979086
Label
Jewish Messiahs in a Christian Empire : A History of the Book of Zerubbabel, Martha Himmelfarb
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 6. Sefer Zerubbabel after Islam
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix. Translation of Sefer Zerubbabel according to the Sefer Hazikhronot Manuscript
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index
  • Frontmatter
  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • 1. Text and Context
  • 2. The Mother of the Messiah
  • 3. The Messiah Son of David and the Suffering Servant
  • 4. The Servant-Messiah beyond Sefer Zerubbabel
  • 5. The Dying Messiah Son of Joseph
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780674979086
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.4159/9780674979086
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (DE-B1597)481849
  • (OCoLC)979560369
  • (DE-B1597)9780674979086

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