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Exodus: The Reception in Deuterocanonical and Early Jewish Literature

Rezeptionen in deuterokanonischer und frühjüdischer Literatur

Edited by: Judith Gärtner and Barbara Schmitz
The story of Exodus from Egypt is a key founding myth that informs Israel’s collective identity and pervades all of Old Testament literature. In the Hellenistic period, the Exodus story enjoyed a renaissance, and it continues to influence literature to this day. This anthology provides the first comprehensive overview of the reception of Exodus in various contexts.

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Judith Gärtner, University of Rostock; Barbara Schmitz, Julius-Maximilians-University, Würzburg, Germany.

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