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Levirate Marriage and the Family in Ancient Judaism
Dvora E. Weisberg

Brandeis University Press


• Acknowledgments
• Note on Translations and Abbreviations
• Introduction
• The Institution of Levirate
• Levirate from the Hebrew Bible Through the Mishnah
• Mapping the Family
• Brothers
• From Wife to Widow and Back Again
• Paternity and Continuity
• Conclusion
• Notes
• Bibliography
• Index