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Gaster, Theodor Herzl 1906-1992

Overview
Works: 113 works in 559 publications in 6 languages and 11,724 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Folklore  History  Music  Sources 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Other, Commentator, Honoree, Speaker, Author of introduction
Classifications: BL310, 291
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Most widely held works about Theodor Herzl Gaster
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The Dead Sea scriptures, in English translation by Theodor Herzl Gaster( Book )

42 editions published between 1956 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume contains the translated text of the ancient Hebrew writings found in caves near the Dead Sea, plus separate introductions for each scroll as well as new translations of the Hymns and paraphrases of the Bible narratives by Professor Gaster, one of the world's leading Hebraists
Thespis : ritual, myth, and drama in the ancient Near East by Theodor Herzl Gaster( Book )

67 editions published between 1950 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Myth, legend, and custom in the Old Testament : a comparative study with chapters from Sir James G. Frazer's Folklore in the Old Testament by Theodor Herzl Gaster( Book )

39 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in English and held by 1,328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Festivals of the Jewish year : a modern interpretation and guide by Theodor Herzl Gaster( Book )

29 editions published between 1952 and 1978 in English and held by 1,166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Treats of festivals, fasts, holy days--their origins, the rituals, the customs and their meaning in contemporary life. In tracing the holidays to the probably sources, the author goes back to pre-Biblical times where so many religious ideas have their common ground. Of special interest to students of comparative religion
The oldest stories in the world by Theodor Herzl Gaster( Book )

24 editions published between 1952 and 1971 in English and held by 1,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

According to the translator and editor, these thirteen stories are literally the oldest in the world. Five are Babylonian, five Hittite, and three Canaanite. All were found written in cuneiform?
Passover : its history and traditions by Theodor Herzl Gaster( Book )

28 editions published between 1949 and 1984 in English and held by 1,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The holy and the profane; evolution of Jewish folkways by Theodor Herzl Gaster( Book )

17 editions published between 1955 and 1980 in English and German and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Dead Sea scriptures by Theodor Herzl Gaster( Book )

15 editions published between 1956 and 1957 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new Golden bough : a new abridgment of the classic work by James George Frazer( Book )

28 editions published between 1959 and 1972 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new edition based on the twelve volume work on the pioneer study of magic and religion
New Year: its history, customs, and superstitions by Theodor Herzl Gaster( Book )

9 editions published in 1955 in English and Undetermined and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The scriptures of the Dead Sea sect by Theodor Herzl Gaster( Book )

13 editions published between 1957 and 1999 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Purim and Hanukkah, in custom and tradition; Feast of Lots, Feast of Lights by Theodor Herzl Gaster( Book )

9 editions published in 1950 in English and Undetermined and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Customs and folkways of Jewish life by Theodor Herzl Gaster( Book )

8 editions published between 1955 and 1966 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Hebrew language by Theodor Herzl Gaster( )

8 editions published between 1955 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction -- Kaddish -- Shephardic Pronounciation -- Askenazic Pronounciation -- Translation into English -- Psalm 82 -- Numbers 23:7-10
Les plus anciens contes de lh̓umanité : mythes et légendes d'il y a 3.500 ans (Babyloniens, Hittites, Cananéens), récemment déchiffrés et avec des commentaires by Theodor Herzl Gaster( Book )

22 editions published between 1953 and 2001 in French and English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Voici de nouveau racontées quelques-unes des plus vieilles légendes du Proche-Orient, tirées de ce trésor mythologique et littéraire qui recèle les aventures de Gilgamesh, l'histoire de Télépinou ou encore les contes cananéens de l'Arc céleste, du roi Kéret et de Baal
Hagadah : Yemenite Passover( )

3 editions published in 2001 in Hebrew and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Gaster Festschrift( Book )

6 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le più antiche storie del mondo by Theodor Herzl Gaster( Book )

19 editions published between 1960 and 1993 in Italian and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The origin of Attic comedy by Francis Macdonald Cornford( Book )

21 editions published between 1961 and 1993 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Origin of Attic Comedy was originally published in 1934. Its author, Francis Macdonald Cornford (1874-1943), was Laurence Professor of Ancient Philosophy and a fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge. Beginning with Aristotle's observation that from the earliest stage Attic Comedy had 'certain definite forms', Cornford shows that these forms are clearly observable in the plays of Aristophanes and that they derived from a ritual drama common to both tragedy and comedy. Cornford was surprised by his own conclusions and his enquiries led him far from his original view that Aristophanic Comedy was composed of loosely connected and foreign sources. Combining a close examination of the eleven extant plays of Aristophanes and a broad treatment of the relationship between tragedy and comedy, this book will continue to merit review as a robust study of the origins of ancient Greek comedy
Studies and texts in folklore, magic, mediaeval romance, Hebrew Apocrypha, and Samaritan archaeology by Moses Gaster( Book )

11 editions published in 1971 in English and Multiple languages and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Gaster, T. H.

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Gaster, T. H. (Theodor Herzl), 1906-1992

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Gaster, Theodor H. (Theodor Herzl)

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Gaster, Theodor H. (Theodor Herzl), 1906-1992

Gaster, Theodor Herzel 1906-1992

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Gaster, Théodore H. 1906-1992

Gaster, Théodore Herzl

Gaster Théodore Herzl 1906-1992

Herzl Gaster, Theodor

Theodor Herzl Gaster

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