The author provides the most extensive analysis available of ancient Jewish letter writing from the Persian period until the early rabbinic literature. In addition, he demonstrates the significance of Jewish letters for the development of early Christian letter writing.ing out from domain to domain.25 Even if somewhat academic, the Tosefta passage then shows an ongoing interest in the letter seal as point of reference. ... Both the extant ms. of a get from Wadi Murabbaa#39;at (Mur 19) and the mediaeval template in the Talmud compendium of Alfasi ... a#39;y wbhmysy mwtr in the ( elsewhere preceding) statement about handing over / renting out onea#39;s implements to a Gentile.
|Title||:||Ancient Jewish Letters and the Beginnings of Christian Epistolography|
|Publisher||:||Mohr Siebeck - 2012|