By Alberdina Houtman, E Staalduine-Sulman, Hans-Martin Kirn
What's the use of a Targum in a cultural environment the place Aramaic isn't really a typical language anymore? And why might Christians have an interest in a commonly Jewish textual content in an in a different way anti-Jewish milieu? those and comparable questions have served as publications for Alberdina Houtman, Eveline van Staalduine-Sulman and Hans-Martin Kirn in bringing jointly the articles for the current ebook, which is composed of 3 components: 1. makes use of and services of Targum in Europe; 2. modifying Targums and their Latin Translations; three. Targums and Christianity. a few of the articles take care of the codicological and paratextual points of the suitable manuscripts and variants as witnesses in their cultural historic occasions. The meant readership contains experts in Targum, Jewish and medieval reports, (church) historians, codicologists and (Christian) theologians.
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25 A Variety Of Targum Texts Targum Chronicles is only present in four extant manuscripts from the thirteenth or fourteenth century, all written in Ashkenazi script. 15; against Flesher & Chilton 2011, 257). This purely European spread as well as its complete absence in talmudic and medieval Jewish works makes one suspect that Targum Chronicles was made in medieval Europe, which is confirmed by the forthcoming book on the subject by Leeor Gottlieb. The Spread of Targum Texts Of the abovementioned manifestations of Targum texts, the first three categories are systematically gathered in our rough database, although not all categories are fully incorporated in the web database.
G. g. ms 198, Żydowski Instytut Historyczny, Warsaw). Hebrew translation of Targum. ) translations of Targums to the Writings exist. A ‘translation’ of the Targums to the Megillot into Hebrew is worthwhile, since some of the Targum Megillot are very paraphrastic in nature. The Italian ms parm. 2554 • • 3 See further E. M. Tanja, ‘Christian Arguments for Including Targums in Polyglot Bibles’ in this volume. 16 van staalduine-sulman • (Biblioteca Palatina, Parma), dated c. 1600, contains the Hebrew translation of the Targums to the Megillot.
Jewish Liturgy. A Comprehensive History, Philadelphia / New York 1993. M. & B. Chilton, The Targums. A Critical Edition (Studies in Aramaic Interpretation of Scripture, 12), Leiden / Boston 2011. , ‘The Scroll of the Hasmonaeans (Megillath Bene Hashmunai)’, in: M. Gaster, Studies and Texts in Folklore, Magic, Medieval Romance, Hebrew Apocrypha, and Samaritan Archaeology, vol. 1, 165–183, London 1925. , Einleitung in die Targume zum Pentateuch (TSAJ 48), Tübingen 1995. , A Mediterranean Society.
A Jewish Targum in a Christian World by Alberdina Houtman, E Staalduine-Sulman, Hans-Martin Kirn