Asceticism, Eschatology, Opposition to Philosophy :

Robinson, James T.

Asceticism, Eschatology, Opposition to Philosophy : The Arabic Translation and Commentary of Salmon Ben Yeroham on Qohelet (Ecclesiastes). - 1st ed. - 1 online resource (661 pages) - Études Sur le Judaïsme Médiéval Ser. . - Études Sur le Judaïsme Médiéval Ser. .

Intro -- Asceticism, Eschatology, Opposition to Philosophy -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- A Few Remarks on Format -- Part I. Introduction -- Chapter One. Qohelet in Karaism -- Chapter Two. On Salmon's Arabic Translation of Qohelet -- Chapter Three. Sources and Use of Sources -- Chapter Four. Methods and Approaches -- Chapter Five. Main Themes: Asceticism, Eschatology, Opposition to Philosophy -- Chapter Six. Description of the Manuscripts and Method of Editing -- Chapter Seven. Remarks on the English Translation -- Part II. Salmon b. Yeroham's Commentary on Qohelet - Critical Edition and English Translation -- Qohelet 1 -- Qohelet 2 -- Qohelet 3 -- Qohelet 4 -- Qohelet 5 -- Qohelet 6 -- Qohelet 7 -- Qohelet 8 -- Qohelet 9 -- Qohelet 10 -- Qohelet 11 -- Qohelet 12 -- Bibliography -- Index Locorum -- Index of Medieval Authors -- General Index.

This book presents a critical edition and translation of Salmon b. Yeroham's Judaeo-Arabic commentary on Qohelet. The introduction situates the work in the history of Qohelet exegesis and discusses the primary themes: asceticism, eschatology, opposition to philosophy.

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Salmon ben Yeroḥam, -- 10th cent. -- Commentary on Qohelet.;Bible. -- O.T. -- Ecclesiastes -- Commentaries.;Karaites.


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