Studies in Hebrew Language and Jewish Culture: Presented to Albert van der Heide on the Occasion of his Sixty-Fifth Birthday

Studies in Hebrew Language and Jewish Culture: Presented to Albert van der Heide on the Occasion of his Sixty-Fifth Birthday

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Overview

Studies in Hebrew Language and Jewish Culture: Presented to Albert van der Heide on the Occasion of his Sixty-Fifth Birthday by Martin F.J. Baasten

The articles presented in this book include studies in Rabbinics, Classical Hebrew linguistics, and early Hebrew-Greek glossary. The articles substantially cover the fields included in Hebrew and Jewish Studies. Written by leading scholars in the field, they offer a fine example of the wealth and variety of the present day academic study of Hebrew, Judaism, and Jewish culture.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789048175642
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 11/23/2010
Series: Amsterdam Studies in Jewish Philosophy , #12
Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2007
Pages: 321
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.45(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Abraham ibn Ezra and the Twelfth-Century European Renaissance.- New Catalogues for Medieval Hebrew Manuscripts?.- An Early Hebrew-Greek Bible Glossary from the Cairo Genizah and its Significance for the Study of Jewish Bible Translations into Greek.- A Jewish Childbirth Amulet for a Girl.- The Riddle of the Baskets of 1726.- Laments at the Departure of a Sage.- The Treatise on the Patriarch Henoch by Johannes Drusius (1550–1616).- Unusual Verbal Forms in the Book of Proverbs and Semantic Disambiguation.- First Things First.- The Targumic Versions of the Martyrdom of Isaiah.- ‘The Emperor of Poets’.- Philosophy and Kabbalah in the Eighteenth Century.- Buildings in the Love Poems by Yehuda Amichai.- A Note about Two Newly-Discovered Hebrew Quotations of Averroes’ Works Lost in their Original Arabic Texts.- The Site of Adam’s Tomb.- From Perush to Be’ur.- Love of One’s Neighbour in Pinhas Hurwitz’s Sefer ha-Berit.- The Value of Julius Guttmann’s Die Philosophie des Judentums for Understanding Medieval Jewish Philosophy Today.- Moses Mendelssohn’s Conception of Judaism.

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