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The children of Noah : Jewish seafaring in ancient times

Author: Raphael Patai; James Hornell
Publisher: Princeton, NJ Princeton Univ. Press 1999
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3. print., 1. paperback printView all editions and formats

Recreates the fascinating world of Jewish seafaring from Noah's voyage through the Diaspora of late antiquity. This book weaves together Biblical stories, Talmudic lore, and Midrash literature to  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Raphael Patai; James Hornell
ISBN: 0691009686 9780691009681
OCLC Number: 247738418
Description: xix, 227 Seiten Illustrationen 24 cm
Contents: List of IllustrationsForewordPreface: How This Book Was WrittenIntroductionCh. 1The Ark of Noah3Ch. 2Ships and Seafaring in the Bible12Ch. 3Construction and Parts22Ch. 4Types of Ships39Ch. 5The Crew47Ch. 6Maritime Trade53Ch. 7In the Harbor60Ch. 8On the High Seas64Ch. 9Naval Warfare73Ch. 10Laws of the Sea and the River85Ch. 11Similes and Parables101Ch. 12Sea Legends and Sailors' Tales109Ch. 13Ports and Port Cities132Ch. 14Lake Kinneret160AppBiblical Seafaring and the Book of Mormon171Abbreviations Used in the Notes177Notes185Index209
Responsibility: Raphael Patai. With contributions by James Hornell ...


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