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Hebrew Poems from Spain

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Published by Littman Library of Jewish Civilization .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poetry & poets,
  • Poetry,
  • Hebrew,
  • Spain,
  • Continental European,
  • Jewish,
  • Literary Criticism : Jewish,
  • Poetry / Single Author / Continental European,
  • Ancient, Classical & Medieval,
  • Jewish Studies

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRaymond Scheindlin (Foreword), David Goldstein (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12270026M
    ISBN 101904113664
    ISBN 109781904113669

    The Jewish poets of medieval Spain combined elements of the dominant Arabic-Islamic culture with Jewish religious and literary traditions to create a rich new Hebrew literature that is as richly entertaining today as it was in the twelfth century. In this delight delightful book, Scheindlin presents the original Hebrew poetry with his own melodic English translations, each followed by. Read the full-text online edition of The Dream of the Poem: Hebrew Poetry from Muslim and Christian Spain, (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, The Dream of the Poem: Hebrew Poetry from Muslim.

    The Poetry and Prose of Yehudah ha-Levi Yehudah ha-Levi (lived c. ) was one of the greatest Spanish Jewish poets. He was born in Toledo, Spain while it was still under Islamic rule. He was a prolific writer of both Arabic and Hebrew poetry. He was also a physician and a philosopher.   Two poets from medieval Spain Although Muslims refer to the Jews as ahl al-kitab or “people of the book,” Muslim women seem to have been more successful in .

    AGE: The Golden Chain is an anthology which brings together the most beautful children's poems ever written in Hebrew, from Bialik through Leah Goldberg to Yehonatan Geffen, and more. The selection was made by leading children's author Nira Harel, who collected poems spanning a hundred years, in many different styles, and has created this classic anthology of Hebrew verse. ” Judah ben Samuel ha-Levi (c. –), another celebrated Hebrew poet from Spain, was the first medieval Jewish thinker In his youth Judah ha-Levi also spent time in other Jewish centres of Andalusia, for example, in Lucena, a town of predominantly Jewish population in which a noted.


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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: vii, pages ; 22 cm. Contents: IntroductionForeword by Raymond ScheindlinA Note on the TranslationsBibliographyDunash Halevi ben LabratReply to an Invitation to a Feast - A Song for the SabbathJoseph ibn AbithurSanctification - A Song for the New Year - Lamentation Hebrew Poems from Spain book the Devastation of the Land of Israel.

Genre/Form: Translations Translations into English: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Goldstein, David. Hebrew poems from Spain. London, Routledge & K. Paul. Hebrew culture experienced a renewal in medieval Spain that produced what is arguably the most powerful body of Jewish poetry written since the Bible.

Fusing elements of East and West, Arabic and Hebrew, and the particular and the universal, this verse embodies an extraordinary sensuality and intense faith that transcend the limits of language.

Taking us through the Hebrew poetry of Spain chronologically by author, with a social/historical introduction to each, Cole presents a history of poetry and the Spanish "Golden Age" as much as an anthology of poetry.

The book proves an enjoyable read from cover to cover/5(20). Joseph Kimhi (), born in Spain, he fled to Narbonne, Provence, where he became known as a grammarian, exegete, poet, and translator.

[1] Shmuel haNagid, also known as Samuel ibn Naghrela or Samuel Ha-Naggid ( - ) [1]. The Dream of the Poem: Hebrew Poetry from Muslim and Christian Spain, Book Description: Hebrew culture experienced a renewal in medieval Spain that produced what is arguably the most powerful body of Jewish poetry written since the Bible.

This book contains translations into English of the Hebrew Poetry written in Muslim and Christian Spain from to It is the labor of love of one translator Peter Cole, who has also provided a rich and informative background introduction to the period and the poetry.

There are also extensive notes on the poems in the back of the book.5/5(5). Currently the site includes poems by five important Spanish-Hebrew poets and by one Egyptian-Jewish poet.

Thank you for your interest. is a web site devoted to Hebrew poetry composed primarily from the fourth to the eighteenth centuries, with an emphasis at least for now on the period from the tenth to the twelfth. his collection of poems is a companion volume to T. Yehuda Halevi, the magiste-rial biography written by Halkin and published by Nextbook/Schocken Books in In that book, Halkin tells one of the greatest romantic stories in all of Jewish history.

Halevi was born in File Size: KB. In this section the reader will find poems, biographical information on the poets, reading lists, links, and photographs. Currently there are English translations of poems by Yehudah Halevi, Samuel Hanagid, Abraham ibn Ezra, Moses ibn Ezra, Solomon ibn Gabirol, and Joseph ben Tanchum ha-Yerushalmi.

Yehudah (Judah, Jehudah) Halevi (/86 to ) Samuel Hanagid ( to. Synopsis Arabic and Hebrew Love Poems in al-Andalus investigates a largely overlooked subset of Muslim and Jewish love poetry in medieval Spain: hetero- and homo-erotic love poems written by Muslim and Jewish religious scholars, in which the lover and his sensual experience of the beloved are compared to scriptural characters and storylines.

Hebrew Poems from Spain. Book Description: The years are often called the Golden Age of the Jews in Spain. During this period, the Jews reached a peak of achievement in all aspects of their life-political, spiritual, and cultural. their poetry represents a peak of literary achievement unparalleled in Hebrew until the twentieth century.

Hebrew culture experienced a renewal in medieval Spain that produced what is arguably the most powerful body of Jewish poetry written since the Bible. Fusing elements of East and West, Arabic and Hebrew, and the particular and the universal, this verse embodies an extraordinary sensuality and intense faith that transcend the limits of language /5.

Book Description. Arabic and Hebrew Love Poems in al-Andalus investigates a largely overlooked subset of Muslim and Jewish love poetry in medieval Spain: hetero- and homo-erotic love poems written by Muslim and Jewish religious scholars, in which the lover and his sensual experience of the beloved are compared to scriptural characters and storylines.

The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Dream of the Poem: Hebrew Poetry from Muslim and Christian Spain, by Peter Cole at Barnes & Book Edition: Course Book. Poem of the Week: ‘Castles in Spain’ by Amy Lowell Eric Gaillard / Reuters Amy Lowell’s legacy, as represented in the pages of The Atlantic and in the broader poetic landscape, is a spare Author: Annika Neklason.

In Hebrew poems, the change was between different languages—from Hebrew to Arabic or a Romance language—a testament to the trilingual climate Andalusian Jews lived in. As for themes, Jewish poetry, which had previously centered on the liturgical, grew to owe a deep debt to the Arabic tradition.

By the tenth century, Arab culture had. Hebrew Love Poems book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Poets have been writing in Hebrew since Biblical times. One of the oldes /5. The one exception at court was a Jewish poet named Todros Abulafia [see my last post on Abulafia and his modern critics], who wrote (as all Jewish writers did in the 13th century in Spain) in wrote poems on nearly every subject imaginable, leaving behind a collection of some poems that he himself edited in More than poems in Hebrew by women have been translated into English, with adjacent Hebrew originals.

The choices and translations have been made with learning and love, from the Bible to the present, from ancient Israel and Babylonia to Spain, North Africa, and Russia and from Ottoman and British Palestine to modern Israel. This poem follows the tradition of the great works of wisdom in Latin, Arabic and Hebrew such as the Biblical book of Ecclesiastes and The Sayings of the Philosophers.

The work is dedicated to King Peter I of Castile (), the son of Alfonso XI () and the great-grandson of Alfonso X, also known as the Learned King.The book includes sixteen studies about medieval Hebrew poetry compared with Arabic poetry. It is well known that since the tenth century medieval Hebrew poets took Arabic poetry as the ultimate paradigm in terms of prosody, language purism and rhetorical devices and even in regard to poetical by: The 50 poems in this book were inspired by the author’s two trips to Spain, in search of voices and traces of medieval and modern Jewish Spain.

The voices encountered include those of poets, philosophers, mystics, religious figures, and royalty—men and women, mostly Jewish but also Christian and Muslim.

Aside from the author of Souls, [ ].