Item 2821. HA-MAYIM : MAHOKUR IYDYAT HARETZ VELPULKOLUR AVEZYRSRALI BAT KUPUT HA-MAKARA VEHEMSHNHA.

HA-MAYIM : MAHOKUR IYDYAT HARETZ VELPULKOLUR AVEZYRSRALI BAT KUPUT HA-MAKARA VEHEMSHNHA.

Tel Aviv : Devir. 1935. Item #21723

(FT) 8vo. Xiii, 276 pages. In Hebrew. SUBJECT(S) : Water in the Bible; Water - religious aspects; Hydrography - Palestine. OCLC lists 5 copies worldwide (Stanford, UCLA, Library of Congress, SUNY Albany, UPenn) . Born in Budapest, Patai (1910-1996) was an anthropologist. In 1936, three years after moving to Palestine, he was earned the first Ph. D. Ever granted by the Hebrew University. After, he briefly returned to his home city, and was ordained. In 1938, he returned to the Hebrew University as an instructor. In 1945, he founded the Palestine Institute of Folklore and Ethnology, and in 1947 Palestine for the US, where he taught at Dropsie College and Farleigh Dickinson University. He also worked at the Herzl Institute. His scholarship centered on two topics, ancient Jewish culture, and the modern Middle East. (EJ, 2007) Spine a little worn, tape with title on spine, good+ condition. (RAB-19-16).

Price: $100.00

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