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Hebrew Poems from Spain

David Goldstein

Abstract

The years 950–1200 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. They produced great works of literature and philosophy; their poetry represents a peak of literary achievement unparalleled in Hebrew until the twentieth century. The poets of the Golden Age forged the language of the Hebrew Bible into a magnificent instrument for the expression of every facet of their experience — love and friendship, war and exile, philosophy and prayer. Their poems reflect their ... More

Keywords: Jews, Spanish Jews, Jewish poetry, Golden Age, Hebrew Bible, Israel, exile, Jewish people, Hebrew poetry

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9781904113669
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: February 2021 DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781904113669.001.0001

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David Goldstein, editor

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Introduction

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A Note on the Translations

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Bibliography

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Dunash Ha-Levi Ben Labrat

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Joseph Ibn Abithur

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Isaac Ibn Kalpon

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Samuel Ha-Nagid

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Solomon Ibn Gabirol

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Isaac Ibn Gi’ At

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Moses Ibn Ezra

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Judah Ha-Levi

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Abraham Ibn Ezra

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Joseph Ibn Zabara

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Judah Al-Harizi

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Shem Tob Ben Palquera

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Todros Ben Judah Abulafia

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