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Professor Philip Alexander FBA

About this Fellow

Jewish Studies: Jews and Judaism and Late Antiquity (Dead Sea Scrolls; Bible Interpretation; Magic and Mysticism; Jewish-Christian Relations; Judaism and Hellenism)

Website: http://www.manchester.ac.uk/research/Philip.alexander/

Appointments

Current post

  • Emeritus Professor of Post-Biblical Jewish Literature, The University of Manchester

Past Appointments

  • Professor of Post-Biblical Jewish Literature, University of Manchester, 1995 - 2010
  • Professor of Post-Biblical Jewish Literature, University of Manchester, University of Manchester, 1995
  • , University of Manchester, 1972 - 1992

Publications

Serekh ha-Yahad and Two Related Texts, with G. Vermes Discoveries in the Judaean Desert XXVI Clarendon Press: Oxford, 1998

The Targum of Canticles: Translated with a Critical Introduction, Apparatus and Notes The Aramaic Bible 17A The Liturgical Press: Collegeville, Minnesota, 2003

Companions to the Dead Sea Scrolls: The Mystical Texts Continuum: London, 2005

The Targum of Lamentations: Translated with a critical Introduction, Apparatus and Notes The Aramaic Bible 17B The Liturgical Press: Collegeville, Minnesota, 2008

From Cairo to Manchester: Studies in the Rylands Genizah Fragments, edited with Renate Smithuis Journal of Semitic Studies Supplement 31 Oxford University Press: Oxford, 2013

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