The Resource The Arabic translation and commentary of Yefet ben 'Eli the Karaite on the Book of Joshua, by James T. Robinson

The Arabic translation and commentary of Yefet ben 'Eli the Karaite on the Book of Joshua, by James T. Robinson

Label
The Arabic translation and commentary of Yefet ben 'Eli the Karaite on the Book of Joshua
Title
The Arabic translation and commentary of Yefet ben 'Eli the Karaite on the Book of Joshua
Statement of responsibility
by James T. Robinson
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • heb
  • ara
  • eng
Summary
Yefet ben 'Eli (fl. 960-1005) was the most prolific and influential biblical exegete in the Karaite tradition. However, only a small percentage of his commentaries have been published. The present volume makes available for the first time his commentary Joshua
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Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
222/.2046
Index
index present
Language note
English, Hebrew, Arabic
LC call number
BS1295.52
LC item number
.R63 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
  • Études sur le Judaïsme médiéval
  • Karaite texts and studies
Series volume
  • tome LXIV
  • volume 7
Label
The Arabic translation and commentary of Yefet ben 'Eli the Karaite on the Book of Joshua, by James T. Robinson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Yefet ben 'Eli on the Book of Joshua: preliminary observations -- Yefet b. 'Eli and his commentary on Joshua -- 1. The Translation of Hebrew place names -- 2. The use of Islamic terminology in the translation -- 3. Alternative translations -- 4. Pious interpolations with names for God -- 5. The working out of interpretations within the translation Itself -- 6. The possible influence of Saadia -- 7. Apologetic and polemical readings -- Introduction to the edition -- The manuscripts -- The Hebraized tradition -- The Arabized tradition -- Short fragments -- Format and method of editing -- The apparatuses -- Examples of variants in the First Apparatus -- Examples of variants in the Second Apparatus -- Sigla -- Appendix. The eleventh-century Arabic-character fragments (British Library Or. 2547)
Control code
ocn897345467
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 70, 204 pages .)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004283541
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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660659
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.b34135297
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)897345467
  • pebcs1322293783

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