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Edited by Paul B. Fenton
edited by Wout van Bekkum and Naoya Katsumata
This volume presents fifteen essays in honor of Joseph Yahalom on a variety of subjects, mainly in the field of Hebrew (liturgical) poetry, poetics, and literature from the early Byzantine period to the Middle Ages.
Joachim J.M.S. Yeshaya
Offering an edition of secular poems taken from the earliest, fifteenth-century manuscript, this book seeks to evaluate Moses Darʿī’s poetry in the light of the Andalusian-Hebrew poetical tradition and within the context of Hebrew literary activity in the Muslim East.
Edited by B.M. Outhwaite and S. Bhayro
These papers on the medieval manuscripts of the Cairo Genizah are in honour of Stefan Reif, Professor of Medieval Hebrew at Cambridge University, on the occasion of his retirement after thirty-three years as director of the Genizah Research Unit.
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.
Michael G. Wechsler
In this volume is presented an edition, with translation and introduction, of the commentary on Esther—the first completely extant representative of this medieval Jewish genre—by Yefet ben ‘Eli ha-Levi, one of the preeminent litterateurs of the Karaite “Golden Age” (10th–11th centuries).
This book describes the Karaite contribution to the development of Jewish biblical exegesis in the Islamic East during the tenth century. Comprising a series of linked, thematic studies, it includes extensive selections from manuscript sources in Judeo-Arabic with English translation.
Moshe Gil. Translated from Hebrew by David Strassler
This book contains studies on the Jews in Muslim countries in the early Middle Ages, and is based on an extensive use of both Jewish and Muslim mediaeval sources. Jews in Islamic Countries in the Middle Ages has been selected by Choice as Outstanding Academic Title (2005).
During the eleventh and twelfth centuries, Andalusian Jewish poets introduced philosophical theories into their devotional verse. This study explores the impact of their rich intellectual and cultural life on their Hebrew poems devoted to the soul.
Leon J. Weinberger
Moses Dar'ī of Alexandria was the product of both Arab courtly culture and Jewish civilization, and certainly the most gifted poet of medieval Karaism. This collection of his work reflects the tension and blend between his two contrasting backgrounds.
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