Cookies Policy
X

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

Introduction

Brill’s MyBook program is exclusively available on BrillOnline Books and Journals. Students and scholars affiliated with an institution that has purchased a Brill E-Book on the BrillOnline platform automatically have access to the MyBook option for the title(s) acquired by the Library. Brill MyBook is a print-on-demand paperback copy which is sold at a favorably uniform low price.

Access this chapter

+ Tax (if applicable)

Chapter Summary

This chapter examines Targum Jonathan (TJ) to Zephaniah and finds traditions that have been preserved in the diaspora. Yemenite mss are closest to the vanishing Babylonian tradition in text, punctuation and accents and therefore can be considered their natural heirs. TJ is richly available, complete, and more accurate and reliable than any other post-Babylonian tradition. The basic text in this book is the British Museum MS Oriental 2211 from the Hebrew Collection (Ms V), the same ms chosen by Alexander Sperber, in spite of harsh criticism of his monumental edition. Targum Jonathan is attributed to two people: Jonathan ben Uzziel, the most outstanding student of Hillel, who had received it from the mouth of Haggai, Zechariah and Malachi, and R. Joseph ben Hiyya, the leader of the Pumbedita Academy.

Keywords: Jonathan ben Uzziel; R. Joseph ben Hiyya; Targum Jonathan (TJ); Zephaniah

10.1163/ej.9789004171800.i-460.6
/content/books/10.1163/ej.9789004171800.i-460.6
dcterms_subject,pub_keyword
6
3
Loading

Sign-in

Can't access your account?
  • Tools

  • Add to Favorites
  • Printable version
  • Email this page
  • Recommend to your library

    You must fill out fields marked with: *

    Librarian details
    Your details
    Why are you recommending this title?
    Select reason:
     
    The Targum of Zephaniah — Recommend this title to your library
  • Export citations
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation