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Selections from the Talmud being specimens of the contents of that ancient book, its commentaries, teachings, poetry, and legends : also, brief sketches of the men who made and commented upon it by

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Published by Claxton, Remsen & Haffelfinger in Philadelphia .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Statementtranslated from the original by H. Polano.
ContributionsPolano, H.
LC ClassificationsBM497.5.E5 P6 1876
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 382 p. ;
Number of Pages382
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14041511M

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