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By Michael E. Stone; Aryeh Amihay; Vered Hillel (editors)

In a suite of unique essays, this ebook bargains new insights at the query of the misplaced booklet of Noah, in addition to stories of Noah's determine in postbiblical literature. It specializes in historical Jewish literature, together with the Septuagint, the Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha, the useless Sea Scrolls, Philo, Josephus, and rabbinic literature, yet Christian assets, specifically Christian iconography, gnostic literature, and Syriac fabric, in addition to later assets similar to the Qur'an and Jewish medieval traditions, also are consulted. The members are Michael E. Stone, Vered Hillel, Aryeh Amihay, Michael Tuval, Daniel Machiela, Claire Pfann, Esther Eshel, Jeremy Penner, Rebecca Scharbach, Benjamin G. Wright III, Nadav Sharon and Moshe Tishel, Albert Geljon, Sergey Minov, Erica Martin, and Ruth Clements.

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Several other incongruities exist between the two lists of names; for example, Gadreel has assumed the role of Azazel (or Asael) as the angel in charge of making weapons of war (8:1; 69:6) and Kasdeja the role of Samjaza as the angel in charge of enchantments and root-cuttings (8:3; 69:13). But the most significant for our investigation is the leader of the fallen angels. In the Book of the Watchers, Semjaza is the leader of the fallen angels (6:3; 8:3; 9:7) and Azazel is responsible for all unrighteousness and corruption on earth (9:6; 10:4–9; 13:1–2), while in the Similitudes Azazel is the leader of the fallen angels (54:5; 55:4).

I take exception only to his specific identification of the three books that Noah learned with specific parts of 1 Enoch. STONE: THE BOOK(S) ATTRIBUTED TO NOAH 25 Other References Hugh J. 38,” says that the only reason their writings are not canonical is their excessive antiquity. 37b and 55b refers to a book of secrets revealed by the angel Raziel to Adam, who transmitted it, via Seth, to Enoch. Noah does not figure in this transmission. 73. Lawlor 1897, 179–80. 1 The book of Jubilees (10:3; 21:10), Genesis Apocryphon (col.

69 The work is discussed by J. 70 He would interpret the three Noachic books to be related to Enochic writings: “we can recognize in these without much difficulty the earliest compositions attributed to Enoch: the sacred calendars … the astronomical treatise (1 En. 72–82) and the Vision of Enoch (1 En. ”71 I do not find Milik’s identifications convincing, the less so since Asaṭir relates the three works to Noah and not to Enoch. 72 69. The Aramaic text with a Hebrew translation is given by Ben-Ḥ ayyim 1943; 1944.

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