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Written in southern Italy in the tenth century, Shabbatai Donnolo’s Sefer Hakhmoni is one of the earliest commentaries on Sefer Yeîirah. The volume offers the critical text, an annotated English translation, and a comprehensive introduction to Donnolo and his works.
Edited by Gianfranco Miletto and Giuseppe Veltri. In Conjunction with Yehuda Halper and Giacomo Corazzol
Judah ben Joseph Moscato (c.1533–1590) was one of the most distinguished rabbis, authors, and preachers of the Italian-Jewish Renaissance. The book Sefer Nefuṣot Yehudah belongs to the very centre of his homiletic and philosophical oeuvre.
Through the theme of metempsychosis as discussed by scholars in Renaissance Italy, this book addresses the problematic question of the roles of Jews who lived in Italy in the development of Renaissance culture in its Jewish and its Christian dimensions.
In this book Robert Bonfil provides a detailed historical introduction and new English translation of the family chronicle of Ahima'az, one of the most important sources of medieval Jewish life in Western Europe composed in Capua, Italy in 1054.
Marvin J. Heller
The first study on the subject, this is a bibliographical work on individual tractates published in the first half of the eighteenth-century, and the circumstances of their publication. Included are numerous reproductions of title and representative pages.
16 studies abouth various aspects of one of the most ancient, peculiar Jewish communities who that has lived for more than 2000 years in the Yemen. This community constitutes a highly important component of medern Jewish life in terms of culture and art.
This dictionary provides essential information on Jewish writers in 18th-century Italy and their work. It is an indispensable companion to scholars interested in Enlightenment Literature, a crucial period in Jewish history, marked by the dawn of the age of the ghettos, before Emancipation.
Marvin J. Heller
Studies in the Making of the Early Hebrew Book is a collection of twenty-four essays on various aspects of Hebrew book production in the 16th-18th centuries. The subject matter encompasses little known printing-presses, makers of Hebrew books, book arts, and related subjects.
Edited by Christian Wiese
The first comprehensive comparative interpretation of Samuel Holdheim’s radical Reform philosophy in the context of the intellectual, cultural, and political experience of mid-nineteenth century German Jewry, provided by leading international scholars in the field of Jewish intellectual history.
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