Rabbinic / Ruth Rabbah

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Date: 700-950 C.E.

Ruth Rabbah, also known as Midrash Rut, is a sixth-century midrash on the Book of Ruth with verse-by-verse interpretations on most of the book, compiled in Israel. The commentary in the book is often introduced by a poem or series of poems. While the midrash expands upon the biblical story, it does not introduce new characters or supernatural events.