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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€249,00
$300.00
ISBN13: 
9789004191341
E-ISBN: 
9789004232501
Publication Date: 
August 2012
Format: 
Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
xvi, 648 pp.
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ISSN: 
0169-815X
Volume: 
45

Adrian Sackson, Tel Aviv University

Joseph Ibn Kaspi was a prolific writer in one of the most productive periods in the history of Jewish philosophy. Joseph Ibn Kaspi: Portrait of a Hebrew Philosopher in Medieval Provence investigates his overarching intellectual project and important themes in his writings.
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Volume: 
71
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004338227
Expected: 
August 2017
€127,00
$147.00

Olav G. Ørum, University of Oslo

In ᵓUṣṣit il-Gumguma Olav G. Ørum offers parallel versions, a translation and a linguistic analysis of three 19th-century Judaeo-Arabic manuscripts from Egypt. The Hebrew-script material is comprehensively supplemented with Arabic transliteration.
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Volume: 
70
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004345621
Expected: 
August 2017
€77,00
$89.00

Edited, translated and annotated by Shlomo Sela, Bar Ilan University

The present volume offers a critical edition of the Hebrew texts, accompanied by English translation and commentary, of Reshit Ḥokhmah (Beginning of Wisdom) and Mishpeṭei ha-Mazzalot (Judgments of the Zodiacal Signs) by Abraham Ibn Ezra (ca. 1089–ca. 1161).
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Volume: 
69
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004342279
Expected: 
June 2017
€248,00
$286.00

Edited by Joachim Yeshaya KU Leuven and Elisabeth Hollender Goethe University, Frankfurt

This collection of essays offers an inquiry into the complex interaction between exegesis and poetry that characterized medieval and early modern Karaite and Rabbanite treatment of the Bible in the Islamic world, the Byzantine Empire, and Christian Europe.
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Volume: 
68
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004335110
E-ISBN: 
9789004334786
Publication date: 
October 2016
€154,00
$185.00

Ilana Sasson, Sacred Heart University

In this volume, Ilana Sasson offers a critical edition and a comprehensive study of the Arabic translation and commentary on the book of Proverbs by the tenth century Karaite exegete, Yefet ben ‘Eli.
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Volume: 
67
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004317482
E-ISBN: 
9789004317499
Publication date: 
June 2016
€172,00
$206.00

Stefan C. Reif, St. John's College Cambridge

In Jewish Prayer Texts from the Cairo Genizah, Stefan Reif offers scholars and non-specialists a detailed study of twenty-five Genizah fragments that are of singular importance for understanding not only Jewish liturgical history but also medieval Jewish theology, Hebrew linguistic developments...
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Volume: 
66
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004313316
E-ISBN: 
9789004313323
Publication date: 
March 2016
€126,00
$163.00

Edited by Javier del Barco, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC)

This collection of essays focuses on the medieval Hebrew book as object in order to explore the production, circulation, transmission, and consumption of Hebrew texts in the western Mediterranean (mainly Iberia, Provence, and Italy) between the thirteenth and the sixteenth centuries.
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Volume: 
65
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004250062
E-ISBN: 
9789004306103
Publication date: 
October 2015
€140,00
$181.00

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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Volume: 
64
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004283121
E-ISBN: 
9789004283541
Publication date: 
October 2014
€108,00
$138.00

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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Volume: 
63
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004281295
E-ISBN: 
9789004281301
Publication date: 
September 2014
€122,00
$145.00

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 introduction, and glossary of grammatical terminology.
Series: 
Volume: 
62
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004262911
E-ISBN: 
9789004262928
Publication date: 
September 2013
€181,00
$213.00

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