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Whose idea was the Mikraot Gedolot and when was it first published? Mikraot Gedolot is a Humash with a collection of commentaries very popular in Jewish circles today.

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Check out Wikipedia. It doesn't cite any sources though. –  jake Jan 20 '12 at 3:01
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The first Mikraot Gedolot was printed by Daniel Bromberg in 1516-1517.

http://he.wikipedia.org/wiki/%D7%9E%D7%A7%D7%A8%D7%90%D7%95%D7%AA_%D7%92%D7%93%D7%95%D7%9C%D7%95%D7%AA

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Interesting that the Hebrew and English WP articles have slightly different information. –  Isaac Moses Jan 20 '12 at 15:18
    
I noticed that, However the Hebrew one seemed to be more thorough. –  Gershon Gold Jan 20 '12 at 15:19
    
@IsaacMoses In most of cases WikiPedia articles are different in different languages. Sometimes there are just slight differences, but sometimes there are major differences. –  jutky Jan 23 '12 at 12:09
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