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1. Studies in Medieval Jewish History and Literature. Volume I, in an ongoing series. (Harvard Judaic Monographs, No. 2)

Studies in Medieval Jewish History and Literature
Author: Twersky, Isadore (Editor)

ISBN: 0-674-85192-7




Category: Literature & Fiction : History & Criticism : Movements & Periods : Medieval
Pages: 373
Hardcover Harvard Univ Press, 1979.
Volume I in an ongoing series. Includes bibliographical references and index. Harvard Judaic monographs, 2. $20.00

 

 

2. Studies in Medieval Jewish History and Literature. Volume II, in an ongoing series. (Harvard Judaic Monographs, No. 5)

Studies in Medieval Jewish History and Literature. Volume II (in an ongoing series)
Author: Twersky, Isadore (Editor)

ISBN: 0-674-85193-5

 


Category: Literature & Fiction : History & Criticism : Movements & Periods : Medieval
Pages: 460
Hardcover Harvard Univ Press, 1984.
Harvard Judaic Monographs, No. 5 $20.00

 

 

3. Iranian Jewry's Hour of Peril and Heroism: A Study of Babai Ibn Lutf's Chronicle (1617-1662)

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Iranian Jewry's hour of peril and heroism : a study of Babai ibn Lutf's..
Author: Moreen, Vera Basch

LCCN: 87126744
Dewey: 955/.004924 19


Category:
Pages: 247
American Academy for Jewish Research, 1987.

Contains extracts of Judeo-Persian text, with Persian transliteration, and English translation. Contents: A Short Political Survey of the Safavid Dynasty with Special Emphasis on the Reigns of Shah 'Abbas I, Shah Safi & Shah 'Abbas II; Babai ibn Lutf & the Kitab-i Anusi; The Historicity of the Kitab'i Anusi; Contributions of the Kitab-i Anusi to Safavid History; Contributions of the Kitabi-i Anusi to the History of Iranian Jews; Appendices. Much on Persian Jewry in the 16th-18th centuries. Originally presented as the author's thesis (doctoral--Harvard University) under title: An introductory study of the Kit¯ab-i anus¯i by B¯ab¯a¯i ibn Lutf. Includes index. Bibliography: p. [217]-239. $20.00

 

 

 christian_heb.jpg (50313 bytes) 4. Berlin, Charles; and Aaron L. Katchen, editors. CHRISTIAN HEBRAISM : THE STUDY OF JEWISH CULTURE BY CHRISTIAN SCHOLARS IN MEDIEVAL AND EARLY MODERN TIMES. PROCEEDINGS OF A COLLOQUIUM AND CATALOGUE OF AN EXHIBITION ARRANGED BY THE JUDAICA DEPARTMENT OF THE HARVARD COLLEGE LIBRARY ON THE OCCASION OF HARVARD’S 350TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION. 

Cambridge, Harvard University Library, 1988. Paper Wrappers, Oblong 4to, 58 pages. Includes illustrations & facsimiles. 22 x 28 cm. Contents include: The Ambiguous bond, Hebrew Bible and Old Testament, by Krister Stendahl; The Medieval background of Christian Hebraism, by Marc E. Saperstein; Christian Hebraism from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment, by Aaron L. Katchen; etc. Exhibition catalogue arranged and prepared by Charles Berlin and Aaron L. Katchen; with text by Aaron L. Katchen. "Colloquium, May 5, 1986; Exhibition, May 1986". Subject : Hebrew language -- Study and teaching -- History. Judaism -- Relations -- Christianity. Christianity and other religions -- Judaism. Humanism. Hebraists, Christian. $25.00


 

5. The Jewish Sermon in 14th Century Spain: The Derashot of R Joshua Ibn Shu'Eib (Harvard Judaic Monographs, 6)

The Jewish Sermon in 14th Century Spain: The Derashot of R Joshua Ibn Shu'Eib (Harvard Judaic Monographs, 6)
Author: Horowitz, Carmi

ISBN: 0-674-47455-4
Dewey: 296.4/2 19


Category: Religion & Spirituality : Judaism : Sacred Writings : Torah
Pages: 206
Hardcover or Softcover (both available), Harvard Univ Press, 1989.

Includes indexes. Bibliography on pages 191-200. Subjects: Ibn Shuaib, Joshua, 14th cent. Derashot `al ha-Torah. Jewish sermons-History and criticism. Judaism-Spain-History. Series: Harvard Judaic monographs, 6. $20.00

 

 

6. Jewish Thought in the Sixteenth Century (Harvard Judaic Texts and Studies, 2.)

Jewish Thought in the Sixteenth Century (Harvard Judaic Texts and Studies, 2.)
Author: Cooperman, Bernard (Editor)

ISBN: 0-674-47462-7
Dewey: 296/.09/031 19




Category: Religion & Spirituality : Christianity : Theology : Philosophy
Pages: 492
Paperback Harvard Univ Press, 1983.

Includes "Some recent research, Bernard D. Cooperman" on pages 488-492. Also includes bibliographical references. This large volume, distinguished by original analyses, authoritative syntheses, and sophisticated suggestions for revisionist approaches to certain problems, contains most of the papers prepared for the international colloquium on 'Jewish Thought In The Sixteenth Century' which was held at Harvard University under the auspices of the Center For Jewish Studies. $20.00

 



kaplanenglish.jpg (6568 bytes)7. • (Kaplan, Mordecai M.) Davis, Moshe. . MORDECAI M. KAPLAN: JUBILEE VOLUME ON THE OCCASION OF HIS SEVENTIETH BIRTHDAY. ENGLISH SECTION. 

New York, Jewish Theological Seminary of America, 1953. Cloth, 8vo, ix, 549 pages. Includes portrait. 24 cm. Published simultaneously with the Hebrew section. Includes bibliographical references. Articles include: "World Religion and national Religion, " by Leo Baeck; "Bibliography of the Writings of Professor Mordecai M. Kaplan, " by Gerson D. Cohen; "The Teacher in Talmud and Midrash, " by Max Arzt; "Church and state Debates in the Jewish Community of 1848, " by Salo W. Baron; "The Kehillah of New York, 1908-1922, " by Norman Bentwich; "'Outside Books, '" by Joshua Bloch; "Letter and Spirit in Jewish and Roman Law, " by Boaz Cohen; "Kaufman Kohler and Roman Law, " by Smuel S. Cohon; "Osrael Friedlaender's Minute Book of Achavah Club (1909-1912) , " by Moshe Davis; "Prophecy, Wisdom, and Apocalypse, " by Israel Efros; "Judaism as a System of Symbols, " by Louis Finkelstein; "Gleaning in First Isaiah, " by H. L. Ginsberg; "Deuteronomy 23: 8, 9, " by Nelson Glueck; "The First Chapter of Abot de Rabbi Nathan, " by Judah Goldin; "The Song of Songs, " by Robert Gordis; "The Multiplication of the Mitzvot, " by Simon Greenberg; "A Contra Christianos by a Marrano, " by A. S. Halkin; "The Role of Memory in Biblical History, " by Leo L. Honor; "Freedom and Authority, " by H. M. Kallen; "Defining Jewish Art, " by Stephen S. Kayser; "Educational Abuses and Reforms in hanoverian England, " by Cecil Roth; "Yidishkayt and Yiddish, " by Max Weinreich; "Maimonides and Gersonides on Divine Attributes as Ambiguous Terms, " by H. A. Wolfson; & "Sociological Analysis of Israel, " by Benjamin Wolfman. LCCN: 53-7712 SUBJECT: Judaism. Kaplan, Mordecai Menahem, 1881- Near Fine Condition. (ID #13293) $30.00. 

kaplanhebrew.jpg (7439 bytes)8. • (Kaplan, Mordecai M.) Davis, Moshe. . SEFER HA-YOVEL LE-KHVOD MORDEKHAI MENAHEM KAPLAN LE-M'LAT LO SHIVIM SHANAH. HELEK IVRI. 

New York, Jewish Theological Seminary, 1953. Cloth, 8vo, x, 287 pages. Includes portrait. 24 cm. Published simultaneously with the English section. Includes 17 essays in Hebrew, including (titles translated): "Philosophy and Religion, " by Samuel Hugo Bergman; "The Human Path, " by Martin Buber; "The Story of Hannah and Her Seven Sons in Hebrew Literature, " by Gerson D. Cohen; "Novellae of Solomon ibn-Ardret to the Tractate of Megillah, " by Zalman Dimitrovsky; "Teaching of Patriotism, " by Ben Zion Dinur (Dinaburg) ; "Jewish Communal Life in Yemen, " by Shelomo Dov Goitein; "Why Was Jeremiah Ignored in the Book of Kings? , " by Joseph Klausner; "Peskit de Rav Kahana, Shekalim, " by Bernard Mandelbaum; "On Maimonides' Ethics, " by Simon Rawidowicz; "Mendelssohn's Political Ideas, " by Nathan Rotenstreich; "How to Approach the Study of the Bible, " by Joseph Schaechter; "At the Crossroads (Jewish Education in the 20th Century)," by Zevi Scharfstein; "Philanthropinism and Jewish Education, " by Ernst Simon; "The Problem of Bi-Culturalism and its Relation to Contemporary Jewry, " by Arieh Tartakower; "Language and Phraseology in the Tractate of Aboth d'Rabbi Nathan, " by N. H. Tur-Sinai; & "In Monte Dominus Videbitur: The Martyrs of Blois and the Early Accusations of Ritual Murder, " by Shalom Spiegel. SUBJECT: Judaism. Named Person: Kaplan, Mordecai Menahem, 1881- Near Fine Condition. (ID #13294) $30.00. 


jtsa-v1.jpg (6105 bytes)9. • Rosenthal, E. S. , editor. PERAKIM: SEFER HA-SHANAH SHEL MEKHON SHOKEN LE-MEHKAR HA-YAHADUT LE-YAD BET HA-MIDRASH LE-RABANIM BE-AMERIKAH. P'RAQIM: YEARBOOK OF THE SCHOCKEN INSTITUTE FOR JEWISH RESEARCH OF THE JEWISH THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY OF AMERICA. VOLUME I [ONLY]. 

Yerushalayim, Shoken, 1967-68. Cloth, 12mo, 224 pages. 23 cm. In Hebrew, with English title page and table of contents also in English. Includes bibliographical references. Articles include A. M. Habermann on "Poetry as a Preserve of Forgotten Words and Meanings, " Jacob Katz on the "History of the Judenloge in Frankfurt, a chapter in the relations between Jews and Freemasons, " A Mirsky on defining poetry in liturgical literature, J. Katzenstein on Tyre in the El-Amarna letters, I. Tishby on "The Controversy about the Zohar in the Sixteenth Century in Italy, " and Notes by Saul Lieberman. An important scholarly resource. LCCN: 70-955322 SUBJECT: Jews -- History. Judaism -- History. Hebrew literature -- History and criticism. Near Fine Condition. Offered for sale elsewhere at over four times this price. (ID #13292) $25.00.