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Bibil Identifier bibil:247112
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) A Brief Note on the Peoples Descending from Noah (Genesis 9-10)
Author Gilboa, Raquel
Journal Biblische Notizen (Volume: 171)
Year (Publication) 2016
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2016
Year (Copyright) 2016
Year (Reference) 2016
Language English
Pages 3-12 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract The motive behind this brief note concerns the faulty perception of ‘universality’ applied by commentators to the story of Noah and his descendants, and thus conferring upon it an aura of mere mythology influenced by Mesopotamian sources. The aim here was to look into the issue of ‘race’ that leads from Ham to his son Cush and his descendants, and in particular to the illustrious Nimrod and the empire he built.
Pericopes Genesis 9,1-10,32
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