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The Massoreth ha-Massoreth of Elias Levita

Being an Exposition of the Massoretic Notes on the Hebrew Bible, or the Ancient Critical Apparatus of the Hebrew Testament


By Elias Levita; Translation and Introduction by Christian D. Ginsburg
This comprehensive text provides a guide to the traditional marginalia to the Hebrew text of the Old Testament.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
Availability: In stock
SKU (ISBN): 978-1-61143-315-9
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Publication Status: In Print
Publication Date: Aug 13,2012
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 6 x 9
Page Count: 319
Languages: English, Hebrew
ISBN: 978-1-61143-315-9
$192.00

The Massoreth ha-Massoreth of Elias Levita provides a guide to the traditional marginalia to the Hebrew text of the Old Testament. This comprehensive and exhaustive text includes appendices, such as a mnemonic poem for how often each letter appears in the Bible. Included are column by column translations, as well as a full introduction on the work and the calamitous life of Levita.

The Massoreth ha-Massoreth of Elias Levita provides a guide to the traditional marginalia to the Hebrew text of the Old Testament. This comprehensive and exhaustive text includes appendices, such as a mnemonic poem for how often each letter appears in the Bible. Included are column by column translations, as well as a full introduction on the work and the calamitous life of Levita.

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Elias Levita

Christian D. Ginsburg

  • Table of Contents I (page 9)
  • Preface (page 10)
  • Table of Contents II (page 12)
  • Life of Elias Levita (page 13)
  • Introduction I. A Song of Praise, Simple, and of Four Feet. (page 101)
  • Introduction II. The Rythmical Introduction According to German Rhyme. (page 104)
  • Introdcution III. I Shall Now Turn my Face to the Third Introduction. (page 114)
  • First Part. (page 156)
    • Section I. (page 157)
    • Section II. (page 158)
    • Section III. (page 161)
    • Section IV. (page 165)
    • Section V. (page 167)
    • Section VI. (page 172)
    • Section VII. (page 175)
    • Section VIII. (page 178)
    • Section IX. (page 182)
    • Section X. (page 185)
  • Second Part - Section I. (page 192)
    • Section II. (page 207)
    • Section III. (page 209)
    • Section IV. (page 216)
    • Section V. (page 222)
    • Section VI. (page 224)
    • Section VII. (page 231)
    • Section VIII. (page 237)
    • Section IX. (page 240)
    • Section X. (page 246)
  • Third Part (page 256)
    • These are the signs which I deemed desirable to explain here... (page 279)
    • That You May Know How Many Times Each Letter Occurs in the Bible, Read All the Words in this Poem (page 281)
  • Index I. Massoretically Annotated Passages of Scripture Referred To. (page 291)
  • Index II. Massoretic Lists Quoted Entire. (page 310)
  • Index III. Massoretic Terms and Abbreviations Explained. (page 314)
  • Index IV. Massoretic Lists Quoted in this Book, which are also found in the Ochla Ve-Ochla. (page 315)
  • Index V. Topics and Names. (page 316)
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