Publication year: 2011
Edited by Sarah Blick & Laura D. Gelfand
Medieval and Renaissance viewers demanded art and architecture that provoked emotional and/or performative interactivity. The authors of these essays explore the history of this call and response from the view of both artists and devotees.
Edited by Denis Sullivan, Elizabeth Fisher and Stratis Papaioannou
Twenty-five articles in art history, social history, literature, epigraphy, numismatics and sigillography pay tribute to Alice-Mary Talbot in a coherent volume related to her abiding interest in the study of Byzantine religious practices in their social context.
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.
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.
Mordechai Z. Cohen
This study highlights the contributions of the great philosopher-talmudist Moses Maimonides to the rationalist, “plain sense” (peshat) tradition of Jewish Bible exegesis, assessing his place in the Geonic-Andalusian school and showing how he harnessed Greco-Arabic learning to open new ...
Edited by Robert Bonfil, Oded Irshai, Guy G. Stroumsa, Rina Talgam
Byzantine Jews: Dialectics of Minority and Majority Cultures is the collective product of a three year research group convened under the auspices of Scholion: Interdisciplinary Research Center in Jewish Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The volume provides both a survey and an ...
by Robert Bees
Zeno’s Republic, a design of the ideal state consisting of gods and wise citizens, is subjected to a new reading as the vision of a society where life is lived according to natural law. Attached are the fragments with German translations. Zenons Politeia, der Entwurf eines idealen Staates aus ...
Edited by Jill Caskey, Adam S. Cohen and Linda Safran
These essays examine art on the borders of the medieval world, from China to Spain. They engage three related issues: margins, frontiers, and cross-cultural encounters. Historiographic problems and pedagogical questions weave through the essays and the editors’ introduction.
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).
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