British academy

British Academy Fellows

Record for: ALEXANDER, Professor Philip

Post: Emeritus Professor of Post-Biblical Jewish Literature, The University of Manchester

Specialisms: Jewish Studies: Jews and Judaism and Late Antiquity (Dead Sea Scrolls; Bible Interpretation; Magic and Mysticism; Jewish-Christian Relations; Judaism and Hellenism)

Principal publications:
The Targum of Lamentations: Translated with a critical Introduction, Apparatus and Notes, The Aramaic Bible 17B, The Liturgical Press: Collegeville, Minnesota, 2008
The Targum of Canticles: Translated with a Critical Introduction, Apparatus and Notes, The Aramaic Bible 17A, The Liturgical Press: Collegeville, Minnesota, 2003
From Cairo to Manchester: Studies in the Rylands Genizah Fragments, edited with Renate Smithuis, Journal of Semitic Studies Supplement 31, Oxford University Press: Oxford, 2013
Companions to the Dead Sea Scrolls: The Mystical Texts, Continuum: London, 2005
Serekh ha-Yahad and Two Related Texts, with G. Vermes, Discoveries in the Judaean Desert XXVI, Clarendon Press: Oxford, 1998

Elected to the Fellowship: 2005 § H2

Website:

http://www.manchester.ac.uk/research/Philip.alexander/