A critical edition of the Hebrew liturgical poems (from the Cairo Geniza) of Nehemya b. Shelomo (Babylonia, 10th century). The English introduction includes: Hebrew neologism, unknown philosophical-scientific sources in Nehemya's poetry, possible relationships with contemporary Syriac Christianity.
About the Author
Naoya Katsumata, received his doctorate from the Hebrew University in 2003. He has been awarded several prizes and publishes on Medieval Hebrew poetry.