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Il valore simbolico dell'acqua in alcuni esegeti ebrei medievali

  • Authors: agnello, g; bucaria, n; nissan, e; pepi, l; scandaliato, a.
  • Publication year: 2014
  • Type: Capitolo o Saggio (Capitolo o saggio)
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In the Jewish tradition, starting already from the biblical text,1 the water (mayim in Hebrew) 2 it takes on multiple symbolic meanings, it is a source of life and death, she is creator and destroyer; as in many other traditions, it symbolizes the origin of creation.