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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ISBN13: 
9789004183100
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9789004185975
Publication Year: 
2010
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Hardback
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x, 189 pp.
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0169-815X
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40

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
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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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ISBN: 
9789004259911
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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9789004234888
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September 2012

Edited by Jonathan Decter, Brandeis University and Arturo Prats, Universidad Complutense de Madrid

The articles of this volume present instantiations of the Hebrew Bible’s deployment in textual and visual forms by Iberian Jewish, Christian and converso exegetes, translators, philosophers, artists, and literary authors between the anti-Jewish riots of 1391 and the Expulsion of 1492.
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54
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004232488
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June 2012

Shmuel Glick

The responsa in the Jacques Mosseri Genizah Collection (10th–18th century) offer a vivid window into Jewish social and legal history, wherein one discovers the rich facets of the private and public life of the medieval and early-modern Jewish community.
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Volume: 
53
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004223950
Publication date: 
May 2012

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