Edgar Allen Poe and the 17th of Tammuz

Check out the following two blogs: On the main line & Seforim for a fascinating discussion of a short piece by Edgar Allen Poe called Tale of JerusalemHere is a literary analysis of the story – look at the first footnote for where Poe may have found the story.  Here is a link to the original text of the Yerushalmi that Poe seems to be quoting.

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One Response to Edgar Allen Poe and the 17th of Tammuz

  1. Evenewra says:

    That story is even harder to read than some of these thee and thou translations.

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