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Lawrence M. Wills

Print publication date: 2002

Print ISBN-13: 9780195151428

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003

DOI: 10.1093/0195151429.001.0001

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Testament of Abraham

Testament of Abraham

Chapter:
(p.269) Thirteen Testament of Abraham
Source:
Ancient Jewish Novels
Author(s):
Lawrence M. Wills
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/0195151429.003.0013

An introduction and translation of Testament of Abraham. Unlike the other Jewish texts, this one appears to be a full‐blown satire of the pious Abraham. Although he does not want to die, he is finally tricked by the archangel Michael and Death himself into allowing his soul to pass.

Keywords:   angels, Isaac, Sarah, satire, Testament of Abraham

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