ancient reference system...?

Yigal Levin Yigal-Levin at
Tue Sep 3 09:58:57 EDT 2002

Hi Vince,

Try this link:


At 09:28 AM 9/3/2002 -0400, Vincent DeCaen wrote:
>dear friends,
>before the chapters and verses of the high middle ages, reference was made 
>to the palestinian sedarim and babylonian parashot. can one find canonical 
>lists of names, titles, etc. for these particular divisions?  for example, 
>exodus ch. 18, as what ....?  "yithro"? exodus ch. 20 as "ten 
>commandments"?  etc?  any directions will be appreciated....
>v -- 
>Dr Vincent DeCaen
>Research Associate
>Near & Middle Eastern Civilizations
>University of Toronto
>Hebrew Syntax Encoding Initiative (HSEI)
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>Saviour, Who preached love and forgiveness of injuries, and that men 
>ascribe the greatest merit to the art of killing one another.
>--Princess Maria Bolkonsky writing to friend Julie Karagin, War and Peace
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