The Genius of Judaism (Classic Reprint)

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The Jews anciently had calendars, which com memorated the great events of their nation, which are occasionally referred to in the Talmud. The Megillot Taanith, i. E. The volume of af?iction or ifasting, which Calmet has noticed, but probably had never con sulted, and, judging by the title, imagined it to be one of these ancient calendars, contains only the Jewish fes tivals and fasts. In the preface and notes of the learned Meyer de J ejunis may be seen the controversy respect ing the inconsistency of the title with the work. Leo of Modena, however, informs us, that from the 17th of Tamaz, or June, till the 9th of A6, or July, some Jews abstain from ?esh and wine. In this fast of three weeks.

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Language - English

Author(s) - Isaac D''israeli


Published Date - August 22 2019

ISBN - 9781528147712

Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 1.8 cm

Page Count - 274

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