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Jewish Medieval and Renaissance Studies

Edited by Alexander Altmann

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$65.00 • €48.00

ISBN 9780674729186

Publication Date: 01/01/1967

384 pages


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  • Preface
  • Aspects of the Historical Background of Jewish Life in Medieval Egypt [Norman Golb]
  • Esau as Symbol in Early Medieval Thought [Gershon D. Cohen]
  • Le Problème de l’Unité de Dieu d’après Dawūd Ibn Marwān al-Muqammise [Georges Vajda]
  • Saadia’s List of Theories of the Soul [Herbert Davidson]
  • Some Non-Halakic Aspects of the Mishneh Torah [Isadore Twersky]
  • Maimonides’ “Thirteen Principles” [Arthur Hyman]
  • Abraham Maimonides and his Pietist Circle [S. D. Goitein]
  • Yedaiah Bedershi’s Apology [A. S. Halkin]
  • Isaac Ibn Latif— Philosopher or Kabbalist? [Sara O. Heller Wilensky]
  • Moses Narboni’s “Epistle on Shi‘ur Qomā” [Alexander Altmann]
  • Greek into Hebrew: Samuel ben Judah of Marseilles, Fourteenth-Century Philosopher and Translator [Lawrence V. Berman]
  • The Rise of Art Music in the Italian Ghetto [Israel Adler]
  • Indexes

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