Havdala de-Rabbi Akiba

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The Havdala according to Rabbi Aqiva (Havdala de-Rabbi Aqiva) is a short treatise that sketches a magical version of the Jewish ceremony of Havdala (separation between the holy and the profane) that is performed every Saturday evening, marking the end of Shabbat.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Encyclopedia of Ancient History
EditorsR.S. Bagnall, K. Brodersen, C.B. Champion, A. Erskine, S.R. Huebner
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons Inc.
Number of pages1
ISBN (Electronic)9781444338386
ISBN (Print)9781405179355
StatePublished - 2012


  • folkore and mythology
  • Judaism
  • Late Antiquity


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