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Masterpieces of Hebrew literature : selections from 2000 years of Jewish creativity

Author: Curt Leviant
Publisher: Philadelphia : Jewish Publication Society, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st JPS edView all editions and formats
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Offers a collection of important works of Jewish tradition and culture. This title includes literature that spans many genres, from fiction and poetry to legal, ethical, and midrashic works; from  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:C Original
(DLC) 2008022791
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Curt Leviant
ISBN: 082760954X 9780827609549
OCLC Number: 651927074
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: ""Half-Title""; ""Other Books by Curt Leviant""; ""Title""; ""Copyright ""; ""CONTENTS""; ""PREFACE""; ""APOCRYPHA: Introduction""; ""THE WISDOM OF BEN SIRA""; ""THE STORY OF SUSANNA""; ""THE SONG OF THE THREE CHILDREN""; ""THE BOOK OF TOBIT""; ""PSEUDEPIGRAPHIA: Introduction""; ""THE TESTAMENT OF THE TWELVE SONS""; ""JOSEPHUS: Introduction""; ""THE JEWISH WAR: THE FALL OF MASADA""; ""MISHNA: Introduction""; ""PIRKE AVOT (ETHICS OF THE FATHERS)""; ""ROSH HASHANA (FEAST OF THE NEW YEAR)""; ""TALMUD: Introduction""; ""BERAKHOT""; ""MIDRASH: Introduction""; ""MEKILTA""; ""MIDRASH RABBAH"" ""ELDAD THE DANITE: Introduction""""THE TRAVELS OF ELDAD THE DANITE""; ""NATHAN HA-BAVLI: Introduction""; ""THE INSTALLATION OF AN EXILARCH""; ""HASDAI IBN SHAPRUT: Introduction""; ""THE EPISTLE OF HASDAI IBN SHAPRUT""; ""HEBREW POETRY�THE GOLDEN AGE OF SPAIN: Introduction""; ""SAMUEL HA-NAGID""; ""SOLOMON IBN GABIROL""; ""MOSES IBN EZRA""; ""JUDAH HALEVI""; ""BAHYA IBN PAKUDA: Introduction""; ""DUTIES OF THE HEART""; ""RASHI: Introduction""; ""DUTIES OF THE HEART""; ""AHIMAAZ BEN PALTIEL: Introduction""; ""CHRONICLE OF AHIMAAZ""; ""SOLOMON BAR SIMSON: Introduction"" ""THE CRUSADES OF 1096""""RESPONSA: Introduction""; ""LETTER OF SHERIRA GAON""; ""RABBENU GERSHOM BEN JUDAH""; ""ISAAC ALFASI""; ""RABBENU TAM""; ""ISAAC BEN SHESHET""; ""SIMON BEN ZEMAH DURAN""; ""MAIMONIDES: Introduction""; ""MISHNE TORAH�THE BOOK OF KNOWLEDGE""; ""RESPONSUM TO OBADIAH THE PROSELYTE""; ""EPISTLE TO YEMEN""; ""A LETTER TO R. SAMUEL lBN TIBBON""; ""BENJAMIN OF TUDELA: Introduction""; ""THE ITINERARY OF BENJAMIN OF TUDELA""; ""PETACHIA OF RATISBON: Introduction""; ""THE TRAVELS OF PETACHIA OF RATISBON""; ""THE BOOK OF YASHAR: Introduction""; ""JOSEPH IN EGYPT"" ""JUDAH HE-HASID: Introduction""""THE BOOK OF THE PIOUS""; ""THE POETIC PICARESQUE: Introduction""; ""JOSEPH IBN ZABARA: THE BOOK OF DELIGHT""; ""JUDAH AL-HARIZI: TAHKEMONI""; ""NACHMANIDES: Introduction""; ""THE DISPUTATION WITH PAULO CHRISTIANI""; ""BERECHIAH HA-NAKDAN: Introduction""; ""FOX FABLES""; ""ETHICAL WILLS: Introduction""; ""JUDAH IBN TIBBON""; ""ELEAZAR OF MAYENCE""; ""JUDAH ASHERI""; ""ZOHAR: Introduction""; ""THE ZOHAR�MOSES DE LEON""; ""OBADIAH DA BERTINORO: Introduction""; ""THE LETTERS OF OBADIAH DA BERTINORO""; ""DAVID REUBENI: Introduction"" ""THE TRAVEL DIARY OF DAVID REUBENI""""JOSEPH CARO: Introduction""; ""SHULHAN ARUKH""; ""LEON OF MODENA: Introduction""; ""ON GAMBLING""; ""RESPONSA: JEWS AND MUSIC""; ""LIFE IN LOMBARDY""; ""MOSES HAYIM LUZZATTO: Introduction""; ""THE PATH OF THE UPRIGHT""; ""NACHMAN OF BRATSLAV: Introduction""; ""THE RABBI AND HIS ONLY SON""; ""ERRATA""; ""SOURCES""
Responsibility: edited and with introductions by Curt Leviant.

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"The first anthology in English to attempt an in-depth presentation of Hebrew literature in English translation... This volume comes especially recommended."-The Nation The Nation "This book provides Read more...

 
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