Karaite exegesis in medieval Jerusalem

the Judeo-Arabic Pentateuch commentary of Yūsuf ibn Nūḥ and Abū al-Faraj Hārūn
  • 228 Pages
  • 0.44 MB
  • English
Mohr Siebeck , Tübingen
Commentaries, Karaite philosophy,
StatementMiriam Goldstein
SeriesTexts and studies in medieval and early modern Judaism -- 26, Texts and studies in medieval and early modern Judaism -- 26.
LC ClassificationsBM185 .G65 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 228 pages ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25236029M
ISBN 103161509722
ISBN 139783161509728
LC Control Number2011525696

Karaite Exegesis in Medieval Jerusalem: The Judeo-Arabic Pentateuch Commentary of Yusuf ibn Nuh and Abu al-Faraj Harun (Texts and Studies in Medieval Modern Judaism) (English and Hebrew Edition) (Hebrew)Author: Miriam Goldstein.

"Exegesis and Poetry in Medieval Karaite and Rabbanite Texts" published on 01 Jan by Brill. Karaite Exegesis In Medieval Jerusalem. Miriam Goldstein examines the commentary on the Pentateuch authored in the late tenth century by Yusuf ibn Nuh, a leader of the Karaite scholarly community in Jerusalem, and revised and updated by his student Abu al-Faraj Harun.

This collection of essays offers an inquiry into the complex interaction between exegesis and poetry that characterized medieval and early modern Karaite and Rabbanite treatment of the Bible in the Islamic world, the Byzantine Empire, and Christian Europe.

This volume contains a collection of articles that present studies of medieval Karaite texts. The articles in the volume concern primary manuscript sources, the majority of which have not been published so far. They examine various topics in Biblical exegesis and grammar.

Chapter 9 Philip Miller, The Methods of Judah Gibbor's Biblical Exegesis in Minhat Yehuda Chapter 10 Riikka Tuori, "The One Who Defeats the Power of the Stars": Medieval Exegetics in Polish-Lithuanian Karaite Poetry Chapter 11 Elisabeth Hollender, Berakha ben Joseph's Commentary on the Piyyutim by Aaron ben Joseph.

Consequently, between the ninth and eleventh centuries, the “roses”–as the Karaites called themselves in contradistinction to the rabbinical “thorns”–comprised the majority of the Jewish community in Jerusalem. Reprinted with permission from Eli Barnavi’s A Historical Atlas of the Jewish People, published by Schocken lindsayvanbramer.com: Eli Barnavi.

Jerusalem in the Karaite Mind in the Early Modern Period: Connections, Bonds and Symbolic Value Dotan Arad The Karaite community of Jerusalem enjoyed a golden age in the 10th and 11th centuries. During this period, many Karaites settled in the city and engaged in a rich spiritual life of Torah study and mourning for the the destructed Temple.

TENTH CENTURY KARAITE EXEGESIS1 ILANA SASSON* Introduction Yefet ben ᴄElī the Karaite lived in Jerusalem where he translated the entire Bible into Judeo-Arabic and wrote a systematic and methodological commentary in that language on the entire Bible.

Like Saadiah Gaon, Yefet subscribed to the Arabic model of his time. Arabic Book Culture in the Work of a Jerusalem Karaite: Abū l-Faraj Hārūn and his Glossary of Difficult Biblical Words1 By Miriam Goldstein, Jerusalem Summary: Presentation and analysis of the Judeo­Arabic postface, or conclusion, com­ posed in Jerusalem by the 11 th ­entury Karaite grammarian Abū lc ­Faraj Hārūn b.

al ­Faraj for his “bestselling” biblical glossary, which is. Masorah and Grammar as Revealed in Tenth Century Karaite Exegesis. JSIJ ()Ilana Sasson. Download with Google Download with Facebook or download with email. Masorah and Grammar as Revealed in Tenth Century Karaite Exegesis.

A Dictionary of Medieval Judaeo-Arabic Texts (Jerusalem: The Academy of the Hebrew Language, Medieval interpreters engaged with different implicit and explicit interlocutors than did their rabbinic predecessors; Jewish exegetes of this period witnessed the rise of the Karaite Jewish sectarian movement, increased engagement with Greek philosophical ideas, Rabbanite exegesis, and growing knowledge of competing Christian biblical interpretation—all of which are reflected in the different Jewish biblical.

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Through the investigation of key topics, this book traces the contours of early Karaite biblical exegesis. Subjects covered include: halakhic indeterminacy; dream interpretation; the Song of Songs as salvation history; Psalms exegesis as liturgical commentary; and inter-religious polemics.

The exegetes discussed include Ya'qub al-Qirqisani, Salmon lindsayvanbramer.com: Allen J Frank. Karaite Judaism or Karaism is the original faith of the Hebrew Scriptures (Old Testament). The word "Karaism" derives from the Hebrew Karaim meaning "Followers of Scripture".

The Hebrew Scriptures contain the master plan of the Creator of the universe revealed to the. In short, different dietary regulations are one of the basic signs of separate religious identity, and Karaite dietary laws are very different than Rabbanite ones, mainly because of a different biblical exegesis.

Calendar Karaite synagogue and museum in the Jewish Quarter, Jerusalem Israel. Tamar Hayardeni /. Review of Miriam Goldstein, Karaite Exegesis in Medieval Jerusalem: The Judeo-Arabic Pentateuch Commentary of Yūsuf ibn Nūḥ and Abū al-Faraj Hārūn (Texts and Studies in Medieval and Early Modern Judaism, 26), Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, [ISBN.

Karaite exegesis in medieval Jerusalem: the Judeo-Arabic Pentateuch commentary of Yūsuf ibn Nūḥ and Abū al-Faraj Hārūn. [Miriam Bayla Goldstein] -- Miriam Goldstein examines the commentary on the Pentateuch authored in the late tenth century by Yusuf ibn Nuh, a leader of the Karaite scholarly community in Jerusalem, and revised and updated by.

Dec 12,  · This Guide to Karaite Studies contains thirty-seven chapters which cover all the main areas of the fascinating and varied history and literature of medieval and modern Karaite Judaism. The volume reflects this rapidly growing field of Jewish Studies, as analysed by an international team of experts and taught in various universities and institutes.

Yefet ben ‘Eli, the tenth-century ce Karaite exegete who lived and worked in Jerusalem, translated the Bible into arabic and wrote a commentary on the entire Bible in the same language.

a critical edition of his translation and commentary on the book of proverbs was published recently.¹ The edition was prepared according to fifteen manuscripts, the oldest of which was copied in arabic script in the.

Miriam Goldstein, Karaite Exegesis in Medieval jerusalem: The judeo-Arabic Pentateuch Commentary oj Yiisuj ibn Niib and Abii al-Paraj Hiiriin (Texts and Studies in Medieval and Early Modemjudaism 26). Mohr Siebeck, Tiibingen, xi, pp. € ISBN 3 16 8. — with Meira Polliack: “Many Beautiful Meanings can be Drawn from such a Comparison”: On the Medieval Interaction View of Biblical Metaphor in Exegesis and Poetry in Medieval Karaite and Rabbanite Texts, Karaite Texts and Studies Volume 9.

Yeshaya and E. Hollender. The Karaite Tradition of Arabic Bible Translation: A Linguistic and Exegetical Study of Karaite Translations of the Pentateuch from the Tenth and Eleventh Centuries C.E.

This volume deals with the medieval Karaite practice and concept of Arabic Bible translation. for assistance and support during all stages of the production of this book.

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The idea for PART MEDIEVAL EXEGESIS OF THE QUR'AN heart of the Jerusalem Karaite community. THE MEDIEVAL KARAITE TRADITION OF HEBREW GRAMMAR POR GEOFFREY KHAN Universidad de Cambridge BIBLID: [ () ] Hebrew grammar, Karaism, Medieval Biblical exegesis, Hebrew lexicography.

In recent years, important advances have been made in our knowled- belonged to the Karaite community of lindsayvanbramer.com: Geoffrey Khan. Medieval Jewish Bible Exegesis. 1st EAJS Summer Colloquium, Yarnton Manor, 15th to 19th July One of the new initiatives of the EAJS Executive Committee proposed last year was the organisation by the European Centre for the University Teaching of Jewish Civilization (ECUTJC) of annual summer colloquia, to be held in Oxford under the auspices of the EAJS.

Karaite Judaism or Karaism is a Jewish religious movement characterized by the recognition of the written Torah alone as its supreme authority in halakha and theology. Karaites maintain that all of the divine commandments handed down to Moses by God were recorded in the written Torah without additional Oral Law or explanation.

It is distinct from mainstream Rabbinic Judaism, which considers Ukraine: 1, ( in Crimea). For both Jews and Christians, the Song of Songs posed a special problem.

If its Solomonic authorship assured its scriptural standing, its frank eroticism demanded allegorization. In its depiction of love lost and regained, Jews discovered a parable for the historical relationship between God and Israel, one that sat well with such other biblical passages as Hosea 1–2, Isaiah –7.

Abraham (Avraham) ben Samuel Firkovich (Hebrew אברהם בן שמואל - Avraham ben Shmuel; Karayce: аврагъам фиркович - Avragham Firkovich) (–) was a famous Karaite writer and archeologist, collector of ancient manuscripts, and a Karaite Hakham.

He. PIERRE VAN HECKE - KU Leuven. EMAIL. Pierre Van Hecke is Professor of Languages and Syria-Palestine Cultures at the faculties of Theology and Religious Studies and Arts of the KU Leuven. He is a member of the Research Unit Biblical Studies.

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He obtained doctorates in Oriental Studies (KU Leuven, ) and in Theology (Tilburg University, ). An accessible point of entry into the rich medieval religious landscape of Jewish biblical exegesis. Medieval Judeo-Arabic translations of the Hebrew Bible and their commentaries provide a rich source for understanding a formative period in the intellectual, literary, and cultural history and heritage of.

It explores the editing, publication, and translation of new text editions of medieval commentaries and provides an overview of current debates concerning the development of Karaite exegesis and Author: Jason Kalman.Oct 27,  · Today, I look at something that may appear incongruous: Rabbinic thought in Karaite literature.

Before delving into the topic, let’s make some foundational observations that can provide context for why Rabbinic thought would have made its way into the literature of the most successful non-Rabbinic movement.MEDIEVAL JEWISH EXEGESIS ON DUAL INCIPITS ISAAC B.

GOTTLIEB BAR-ILAN UNIVERSITY INTRODUCTION In this paper, I propose to look at several examples of spe-cific passages in the Pentateuch which have multiple opening formulae through the eyes of medieval Jewish exegesis.