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IOTS Paper – “Eschatological Lists” in TgMeg

Here is the abstract for my IOTS paper: The Use of “Eschatological Lists” within the Targumim to the Megillot. Several of the targumim to the Megillot contain lists (songs, famines, kings, etc.) that culminate in the future or messianic era. For example, TgSS opens with the list of Ten Songs and TgRuth opens with the list of Ten Famines. Such lists are well known from other midrashic texts and this paper will consider how and […]