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This chapter analyses all thirteen tales in Rabbi Nahman of Bratslav’s Sippurey Maʾasiyot. It presents commentaries to all thirteen tales. The thirteen tales are: The King Who Had Six Sons and One Daughter; The Emperor who Had No Children; The Wise Man who Called upon His Children; The King who Decreed Expulsion or Forced Conversation A Tale of Miracles; The King’s Son who Was Made of Precious Stones; The King who Had a Wise Man; The King who Was Burdened by Several Wars; The Rabbi who Had No Children; The Wise One and the Simple One; The Burgher and the Pauper; The King’s Son and the Maid’s Son Who Were Switched; The Master of Prayer; and The Seven Beggars.

Keywords: Bratslav; Nahman’s tales; Rabbi Nahman; Sippurey Maʾasiyot



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