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Quotation is a major hermeneutic and literary-aesthetic stylistic device of Jewish traditional literature. Reference to the Holy Scripture can be found in a highly diverse range of text genres. Even in secular writing, Jewish authors resorted to quotations from traditional literature which they brought together with modern Jewish as well as non-Jewish sources, such as the literary canon of t…

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Sax, Benjamin E., “Quotation”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017. Consulted online on 11 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_01146>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20221116

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