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Benjamin G. Wright III
This collection of articles is representative of my work over the last decade. It centers on the interrelated themes of translation, social location, and transmission of tradition in a wide range of early Jewish texts.
Edited by Géza G. Xeravits and József Zsengellér
The volume publishes the papers read at an international conference on the Book of Ben Sira, held at the Shime'on Centre, Pápa, Hungary. Renowned specialists of the field treat among others various questions of early Jewish wisdom thought, the interpretation of history, and canon forming.
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.
Edited, translated and annotated by Shlomo Sela
This volume offers the first critical edition, with English translation and commentary, of seven astrological treatises by Abraham Ibn Ezra: the Book of Elections (3 versions); the Book of Interrogations (3 versions); and the Book of the Luminaries.
This volume consists of a critical edition of the Arabic translation and commentary of Yefet ben ʻEli the Karaite on the entire Abraham narrative. The edition is preceded by an extensive introduction in which the author discusses various facets of Yefet’s exegesis.
James T. Robinson, The University of Chicago, The Divinity School
This book presents a critical edition and translation of Salmon b. Yeroham’s Judaeo-Arabic commentary on Qohelet. The introduction situates the work in the history of Qohelet exegesis and discusses the primary themes: asceticism, eschatology, opposition to philosophy.
Barry Dov Walfish with Mikhail Kizilov
This is the first comprehensive bibliography on the Karaites and Karaism. Including over 8,000 items in twenty languages, this bibliography, with its extensive annotations, thoroughly documents the present state of Karaite Studies and provides a solid foundation for future research.
Gerrit Bos and Julia Zwink
Combining the edition of a Hebrew lapidary, written around 1300 in Normandy, with a source study and a linguistic analysis of the Anglo-Norman terms featuring within the Hebrew text, this volume illustrates the prolific scientific interchange between Orient and Occident.
This volume offers the first critical edition, translated and annotated, of the two versions of Abrahan Ibn Ezra’s Book of the World, the first Hebrew work, unique in medieval Jewish science, to discuss the theories and techniques of historical and meteorological astrology.
Benjamin H. Hary
This volume is a study of translation of sacred texts, known as the sharḥ, into Judeo-Arabic in Egypt in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The book provides a linguistic model of the translation, which traces the literal/interpretive linguistic tension with which the translators struggled.
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