(Bar Yochnei & Gigantic Rotten Egg) Medieval Hebrew Duck

Duck

“This is bird that’s called Bar Yochnei”

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#duckweek This duck can be seen in the North French Miscellany (Add MS 11639 f.517v, 1277-1324). Technically it is the Bar Yochnei, a mythical bird large enough to block out the sun, with a rotten egg. Looks like a duck to us though. #HebrewProject http://www.bl.uk/manuscripts/FullDisplay.aspx?index=0&ref=Add_MS_11639 …

10:37 AM – 20 Feb 2019

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About zjb

Zachary Braiterman is Professor of Religion in the Department of Religion at Syracuse University. His specialization is modern Jewish though and philosophical aesthetics. http://religion.syr.edu
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1 Response to (Bar Yochnei & Gigantic Rotten Egg) Medieval Hebrew Duck

  1. dmf says:

    rotten eggs are very timely
    @halbfinger
    Retweeted Benjamin Netanyahu
    The prime minister of Israel is boasting to Israelis how “Fox and Friends” in the US is taking his side in his corruption scandal. We’ve reached a full funhouse mirror stage in US-Israeli political convergence.

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