[b-hebrew] Literature and literacy contemporary to the Torah.

Christopher V. Kimball kimball at ntplx.net
Wed Jul 7 20:13:00 EDT 2004

Taking the Torah as a 5-6 th century BCE document, what other documents OF 
COMPARABLE LENGTH, in any language, of this period are available?

Again focusing on the 5-6 th century BCE, how many people (of a population 
of how many) could read the Torah, if they had a copy?

Chris Kimball

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