Asceticism, Eschatology, Opposition to Philosophy

The Arabic Translation and Commentary of Salmon ben Yeroham on Qohelet (Ecclesiastes). Karaite Texts and Studies Volume 5

James T. Robinson, The University of Chicago, The Divinity School

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€221,00
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ISBN13: 
9789004191341
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9789004232501
Publication Date: 
August 2012
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Hardback
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xvi, 648 pp.
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0169-815X
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45

James T. Robinson, University of Chicago

Yefet ben ‘Eli (fl. 960-1005) was the most prolific and influential biblical exegete in the Karaite tradition. However, only a small percentage of his commentaries have been published. The present volume makes available for the first time his commentary Joshua.
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64
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004283121
Expected: 
December 2014

Vera Basch Moreen

The Judeo-Persian manuscripts that Iranian Jews produced between the fifteenth and nineteenth centuries provide a thorough description of their intellectual parameters. They demonstrates the Jews’ deep attachment to Judaism as well as their profound acculturation in Iran.
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63
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004281295
Expected: 
September 2014

Nadia Vidro, University of Cambridge

Kitāb al-ʿUqūd fī Taṣārīf al-Luġa al-ʿIbrāniyya is the first Karaite grammar of Biblical Hebrew intended specifically for beginners. Nadia Vidro presents a critical edition of this treatise together with an English translation, historical...
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62
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004262911
Publication date: 
September 2013

Joachim J.M.S. Yeshaya, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität

In Poetry and Memory in Karaite Prayer Joachim Yeshaya offers an edition of liturgical poems composed by the twelfth-century Egyptian Karaite poet Moses Darʿī, which are analyzed as early examples of the introduction of poetry and “memory” into Karaite prayer.
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61
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004259911
Publication date: 
November 2013

Edited by Kristine T. Utterback, University of Wyoming and Merrall L. Price, Western Kentucky University
Contributors include: Nancy Bishop, Kate McGrath, Irven Resnick, Ephraim Shoham-Steiner, K.M. Kletter, Robert Stacey, Jennifer Hart Weed, Jay Ruud, Kristine T. Utterback, Merrall LLewelyn Price, Eveline Brugger, Birgit Wiedl, Carlee A. Bradbury, Judy Schaaf, Barbara Stevenson, Miriamne Ara Krummel, Albrecht Classen.

In Jews in Medieval Christendom: Slay Them Not, a diverse group of international scholars from various disciplines considers Jewish/Christian relations in medieval Europe, based on St. Augustine’s interpretation of Psalm 51:11: “Slay them not, lest my people forget”.
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Volume: 
60
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004250437
Publication date: 
August 2013

Edited, translated and annotated by Shlomo Sela

This volume offers the first critical edition, accompanied with English translation and commentary, of Sefer ha-Moladot, which addresses the doctrine and the system of continuous horoscopy in nativities, and of Sefer ha-Tequfah, which focuses exclusively on continuous horoscopy in nativities.
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Volume: 
59
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004258518
Publication date: 
September 2013

Gyongyi Hegedus, King's University College at Western University

In Saadya Gaon: The Double Path of the Mystic and the Rationalist Gyongyi Hegedus argues that Saadya’s thought can be conceived as a conscious attempt to harmonize rational theology (kalam) and medieval neo-Pythagorean thought.
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58
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004256439
Publication date: 
July 2013

David Stec

In The Genizah Psalms David M. Stec presents an edition of the Hebrew text of MS 798 of the Antonin Collection together with an English translation, introduction, commentary and analysis of language.
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57
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004248427
Publication date: 
April 2013

Michael Toch, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

The Economic History of European Jews offers a radical revision of demographics and economics. It explains how the presence of Jews was a limited one and their trade was just that, trade by Jews, not “Jewish Trade”.
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56
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004235342
Publication date: 
September 2012

Efraim Lev, Haifa University and Leigh Chipman, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

The manuscripts of the Cairo Genizah are a unique source for medieval medical history. In this study, Lev and Chipman offer an insight into the everyday practical medicine of medieval Egypt, as revealed by the prescriptions in the Genizah.
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55
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004234888
Publication date: 
September 2012

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