another abbreviation

Yigal Levin Yigal-Levin at
Fri Sep 6 12:48:05 EDT 2002

At 06:44 PM 9/6/2002 +0200, Andrew & Debby Kulikovsky wrote:
>Cohen's book contains another abbreviation which I can't find on my list of 
>standard abbreviations. It is "Gen R III.1"
>And ideas about this one?

My guess is that this is Midrash Bereshit Rabba, ch, III sec. 1.

There are any number of editions (in Hebrew) and translations of this
midrash, part of the "Great Midrash" on the five books of Moses and on the
five Scrolls.

Dr. Yigal Levin
Dept. of Philosophy and Religion
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
615 McCallie Avenue
Chattanooga TN 37403-2598

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