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By Lawrence M. Wills

This quantity brings jointly for the 1st time all the historic Jewish novels and fragments of novels. Written at in regards to the related time because the lifeless Sea Scrolls and the recent testomony, yet ahead of the interval of Rabbinic Judaism, those texts display the ambiguities and conflicts encountered by way of Jews during this period.

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