Wine, Women and Death: Medieval Hebrew Poems on the Good Life / Edition 1

Wine, Women and Death: Medieval Hebrew Poems on the Good Life / Edition 1

by Raymond P. Scheindlin
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0195129873

ISBN-13: 9780195129878

Pub. Date: 11/28/1999

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

The Jewish poets of medieval Spain combined elements of the dominant Arabic-Islamic culture with Jewish religious and literary traditions to create a rich new Hebrew literature that is as richly entertaining today as it was in the twelfth century. In this delight delightful book, Scheindlin presents the original Hebrew poetry with his own melodic English

Overview

The Jewish poets of medieval Spain combined elements of the dominant Arabic-Islamic culture with Jewish religious and literary traditions to create a rich new Hebrew literature that is as richly entertaining today as it was in the twelfth century. In this delight delightful book, Scheindlin presents the original Hebrew poetry with his own melodic English translations, each followed by commentary that explains its cultural context.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195129878
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
11/28/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Wine
Women
Death
Afterword
Notes
For Further Reading
Index

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