The children of Noah : Jewish seafaring in ancient times / Raphael Patai ; with contributions by James Hornell and John M. Lundquist
- The Ark of Noah -- Ships and seafaring in the Bible -- Construction and parts -- Types of ships -- The crew -- Maritime trade -- In the harbor -- On the high seas -- Naval warfare -- Laws of the sea and the river -- Similes and parables -- Sea legends and sailors' tales -- Ports and port cities -- Lake Kinneret -- Appendix: Biblical seafaring and the Book of Mormon / by John M. Lundquist.
- The late Raphael Patai recreates the fascinating world of Jewish seafaring, from Noah's voyage through the Diaspora of late antiquity. Patai weaves together Biblical stories, Talmudic lore, and Midrash literature to bring alive the world of these ancient mariners. Illustrations.
- 9780691225296 (electronic bk.) and 069122529X (electronic bk.)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-208) and index.
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