Introductory: Abrahams, Short History of Jewish Literature (London, 1906); Steinschneider, Jewish Literature (London, 18 57); Winter and Wi nsche, Die jitdische Literatur (Leip;ig, 1893-1895) (containing selections translated into German).
Abrahams, Judaism (1907).
" The Jews were unwilling sponges by means of which a large part of the subjects' wealth found its way into the royal exchequer " (Abrahams, Jewish Life in the Middle Ages, ch.
Abrahams, Jewish Life in the Middle Ages (1896); G.
The Zohar, that farrago of absurdity and spiritual devotion, was the weapon with which these Christians defended Jewish literature against hostile ecclesiastic bodies (Abrahams, Jew.
Abrahams, Jewish Life in the Middle Ages (1896), chap. xv.
Abrahams, Greek Dress (1908).
Many fanciful legends about Abraham founded on Biblical accounts or spun out of the fancy are to be found in Josephus, and in post-Biblical and Mahommedan literature; for these, reference may be made to Beer, Leben Abrahams (1859); Gri nbaum, Neue Beitrdge z.
Abrahams, Jewish Life in the Middle Ages, pp. 190, 268; N.
Abrahams has pointed out to the present writer) a good deal of haggada, but far more halakic material than those which follow.
Abrahams points out to the writer that the rest is more summary.
Erbt, Die Purimsage (Berlin, 1900); Abrahams, Jewish Life in the Middle Ages; Lagarde, Purim, ein Beitrag zur Geschichte der Religion (Gottingen, 885); Steinschneider, Purim and Parodie (Berlin, 1902); P. Haupt, Purim (Leipzig, 1906); I.
Abrahams, on " Rabbinic Aids to Exegesis," in Swete's Camb.
Von Karajan, Abraham a Sancta Clara (Vienna, 1867); Blanckenburg, Studien g iber die Sprache Abrahams a S.
Abrahams in Swete's Camb.
Abrahams, Judaism (1907), and the essays of S.
The writer desires to express his indebtedness to Mr Israel Abrahams for bibliographical and other suggestions.