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In computer science, 'Josephus' Problem' refers to Josephus Flavius' tale of how he survived a suicide pact at the end of the Siege of Yodfat.
In both cases, the sellers agreed to return the works in 'amicable discussions,' according to the Max Stern Foundation.
Bidders are required to agree to place the object on public exhibition, as per a stipulation by the Israel Antiquities Authority, which designated the artifact a "National Treasure" of Israel.
Einstein wrote: "I am now very happy because I finally solved to my total satisfaction, after immensely intensive work, my gravitation-electricity problem. This, in a way, concludes my life’s work."
Daniel Bomberg is responsible for the first complete edition of the Babylonian Talmud (1519-1523).
The hand-written notebook belonging to British World War II "Enigma" code-breaker Alan Turing sells for $1M at auction.
The Puritans in the American colonies were God-fearing settlers who published the Bay Book of Psalms, whose remaining copies are worth millions even though the Puritans were not so religious on typos.
The auction sale of an illustrated Haggadah manuscript dating back to 1726 is expected to bring in as much as $1.5 million, the London...
There are only four surviving lists of the original seven copies of “Schindler’s list.”. One of the them is in Israel and now is being auctioned, and it is all yours for at least $3 million.
A letter handwritten by Alfred Dreyfus, a French Jewish soldier who was wrongly convicted of treason in 1894, was sold at auction for nearly...
A Marc Chagall work from 1981, "Bouquet in a Green Vase", was sold at the Tel Aviv Hilton for $314,000 in an auction that...