The Likeness of Heaven': Kavod of Azazel in the Apocalypse of Abraham

  title={The Likeness of Heaven': Kavod of Azazel in the Apocalypse of Abraham},
  author={Andrei A. Orlov},
1 On the Azazel traditions, see J. De Roo, “Was the Goat for Azazel destined for the Wrath of God?” Biblica 81 (2000) 233-241; W. Fauth, “Auf den Spuren des biblischen Azazel (Lev 16): Einige Residuen der Gestalt oder des Namens in jüdisch-aramäischen, griechischen, koptischen, äthiopischen, syrischen und mandäischen Texten,” ZAW 110 (1998) 514-534; E.L. Feinberg, “The Scapegoat of Leviticus Sixteen,” BSac 115 (1958) 320-31; M. Görg, “Beobachtungen zum sogenannten Azazel-Ritus,” BN 33 (1986) 10… Expand
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