Tafsīr of Ezekiel (Jud.-Pers. Tafsīr-i Yehezkel)
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The Tafsīr of Ezekiel (Tafsīr-i Yeḥezkel), the longest known early Judeo-Persian text (MS Firkovitch Yevr.-Arab. I 1682), is 226 pages long and was written by four different authors in two different dialects of early Judeo-Persian. It was introduced by Salemann in 1900 and published by Gindin in 2007. The first pages are missing, and the manuscript begins in the middle of the commentary on Ezekiel 1:21. It ends neatly at the end of Ezekiel 39, with no colophon. Based on paleography, language, one historical reference, and one geographical reference, Tafsīr of Ezekiel probably dates fr…

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Thamar E. Gindin, “Tafsīr of Ezekiel (Jud.-Pers. Tafsīr-i Yehezkel)”, in: Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World, Executive Editor Norman A. Stillman. Consulted online on 13 December 2017
First published online: 2010



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