[b-hebrew] Princess Ruth

Yigal Levin leviny1 at mail.biu.ac.il
Mon Jun 19 00:15:46 EDT 2006


Thank you. Depending on the date of the Targum of Ruth, which I don't know 
offhand, this could be the earliest refference to this midrash, or have been 
influenced by the Talmud.

Yigal
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Arne Halbakken" <1stluth at smig.net>
To: <b-hebrew at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Monday, June 19, 2006 3:41 AM
Subject: Re: [b-hebrew] Princess Ruth?


> At 12:00 PM -0400 6/18/06, b-hebrew-request at lists.ibiblio.org wrote:
>>Dear George,
>>
>>The Talmud (if its really important I'll look up the source) says that 
>>Ruth
>>was the daughter of Eglon king of Moab. Would you think that David would 
>>be
>>descended from just ANY Moabitess? :-)
>>
>>Yigal
>
> I'm not sure about the Talmud, but "daughter of Eglon king of Moab"
> is mentioned in a targum of Ruth 1:4.
>
> Arne Halbakken
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