Adam, Satan, and the King of Tyre: The Interpretation of Ezekiel 28:11-19 in Late Antiquity (Jewish and Christian Perspectives)

Adam, Satan, and the King of Tyre: The Interpretation of Ezekiel 28:11-19 in Late Antiquity (Jewish and Christian Perspectives)

Hector M. Patmore


The oracle opposed to the King of Tyre, present in Ezekiel 28.12-19, is a tricky textual content that encouraged assorted interpretations in overdue Antiquity. for instance, in accordance with one rabbinic culture the textual content observed the 1st guy, Adam, whereas the Church Fathers present in an analogous textual content an outline of the autumn of devil. This ebook stories the rabbinic assets, patristic literature, the Targum, and the traditional translations, and seeks to appreciate the explanations for the varied interpretation, the interplay among the exegetical traditions and the groups of interpreters, specifically among Jews and Christians, and the influence the categorical shape and wording of the textual content had at the formation and improvement of every interpretation.

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