Alphabetum Siracidis

Also called The Alphabet of ben-Sira is an early medieval collection of proverbs. Published anonymously, this satirical work is not to be confused with the Sefer Ben Sira, as the titular reference is the only discernible connection.

Presented in acrostic form, it contains both Aramaic and Hebrew proverbs which then lead to aggadic expositions. It frequently references bodily functions and taboos. It is also contains the first textual reference to Lilith as the first wife of Adam.

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