This page is part of my Twitter Thread Index. Every Sunday, I post a thread on Twitter about a figure from Jewish history and why their work matters. The threads are collected in browsable form in the index.
A thread exploring the life and work of Rashbam, one of Rashi’s illustrious grandsons (and students), known for his strict peshat (contextual) approach to Tanach commentary and for filling in parts of Rashi’s Talmud commentary.
Companion Newsletter: Coffee with Rashbam
Image: Rashbam’s relatively recently-surfaced Commentary on Kohelet, Die Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Hamburg Carl von Ossietzky Cod. hebr. 32 (, Hamburg, Germany).