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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.


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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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