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By Michael E. Stone

Explore how the bright and artistic Armenian religious culture formed biblical tales to serve new needs

Michael E. Stone’s most modern ebook contains texts from Armenian manuscripts which are suitable to the advance and progress of biblical topics and matters. each one of these texts haven't been released formerly. Stone has accrued a desirable corpus of texts approximately biblical heroes, reminiscent of Joseph and Jonah, Nathan the Prophet, and Asaph the Psalmist. additionally, he has incorporated files illustrating specific issues of the biblical tale. This paintings displays not only on how the Bible was once interpreted in medieval instances, but additionally how its tales and info have been formed by way of and served the desires of the vibrant and artistic Armenian religious culture.


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

Michael E. Stone (Ph.D., Harvard) taught on the Hebrew collage of Jerusalem from 1966-2007, the place he used to be Gail Levin de Nur Professor of spiritual stories and Professor of Armenian reviews. He was once presented the earned, senior doctoral measure, D.Litt., via the collage of Melbourne and holds honorary doctorates from Hebrew Union collage and the nationwide Academy of Sciences of Armenia. He has been offered the main Israeli nationwide Prize, the Landau Prize for Contribution to the arts. Now retired, he maintains a thorough software of research.

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