Berakhyah Ben Natronai ha-Nakdan, Sefer Ko’aḥ ha-Avanim (On the Virtue of the Stones). Hebrew Text and English Translation

With a Lexicological Analysis of the Romance Terminology and Source Study

Gerrit Bos and Julia Zwink

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€109,00
$134.00
ISBN13: 
9789004183100
E-ISBN: 
9789004185975
Publication Date: 
May 2010
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Hardback
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x, 189 pp.
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ISSN: 
0169-815X
Volume: 
40

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
Expected: 
May 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
€104,00
$135.00

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
€117,00
$142.00

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.
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Volume: 
62
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004262911
E-ISBN: 
9789004262928
Publication date: 
September 2013
€174,00
$209.00

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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Volume: 
61
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004259911
E-ISBN: 
9789004262119
Publication date: 
November 2013
€147,00
$180.00

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
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004250437
E-ISBN: 
9789004250444
Publication date: 
August 2013
€136,00
$162.00

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
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004258518
E-ISBN: 
9789004258525
Publication date: 
September 2013
€200,00
$240.00

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.
Series: 
Volume: 
58
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004256439
E-ISBN: 
9789004256446
Publication date: 
July 2013
€111,00
$133.00

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