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29 WDavid Nelson were often not the primarymotivationof rabbiniceditorswho, at times, appeared concernedonly that traditionsbe preservedin writing as they producedtheir textual compilations,and who often showed little or no considerationof fixed literary context. Rabbiniccompilations,therefore,preserveonly fleeting glimpses of traditions thatwere otherwise fluid, dynamic, and ever changing. When we attend,therefore,to an evaluationof the compositionalcharacteristics of our paralleltexts from the Mekhiltaof RabbiIshmael and the Mekhiltaof RabbiShimonb.

Eitherone of our textualpresentationswould resoundpositively in the memory of those who populatedthe earlyrabbiniccommunitiesof learning-both masters and disciples-who over the course of time had become familiarand comfortablewith its integralcommonalitiesof scope, topic and context. They would readandrereadnumerousparallel,but different,presentationsof this sharedbody of tradition,and learnto associate these fundamentalthemes and topics, along with their accompanyingcollection of biblical prooftexts,with this specific scripturallocale.

Prologueto SEZ, 1:10. 33. Ibid. 34. Cf. A. Patrides,"'The Bloody and Cruell Turke':The Backgroundof a RenaissanceCommonplace,"Studiesin Religion 10 (1963): 126-35, esp. 129-30. 40 Exposed to All the Currentsof the Mediterranean over,in calling Byzantium"thekingdomof Greece"he evokes the memory of the forced programof Hellenization by the ancient Seleucids that led to the Maccabeeanrevolts of the second centuryBCE, an event that had a lasting impact on the Jewish perceptionof "the Greeks": Onthe 19th dayof Aprilof theyear1453of theChristian calendar...

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