Avicenna in Medieval Hebrew Translation : Todros Todrosi's Translation of Kitab Al-Najat, on Psychology and Metaphysics.

By: Berzin, GabriellaSeries: Islamic Philosophy, Theology and Science. Texts and StudiesPublisher: Leiden : BRILL, 2014Copyright date: ©2015Edition: 1st edDescription: 1 online resource (235 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9789004281974Subject(s): Avicenna, -- 980-1037. -- Najāh.;Translating and interpreting -- History -- To 1500.;Arabic literature -- 750-1258 -- Translations into Hebrew.;Hebrew literature, Medieval -- History and criticism.;Psychology.;MetaphysicsGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Avicenna in Medieval Hebrew Translation : Todros Todrosi's Translation of Kitab Al-Najat, on Psychology and MetaphysicsDDC classification: 181/.5 LOC classification: P306.2.B47 2015Online resources: Click to View
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Intro -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1. Ṭodros Ṭodrosi and the Hebrew Translation Movement -- 2. The Translator of Avicenna -- 3. Avicenna's Concept of the Soul -- 4. Notes on Avicenna and Jewish Thinkers -- Chapter 1. Ṭodros Ṭodrosi's Hebrew Translation of Kitāb al-Najāt (Haẓalat ha-Nefesh), Section Two, Treatise Six: "On the Soul" -- 1. Guide to the Critical Apparatuses -- The Manuscripts -- The First Apparatus -- The Second Apparatus -- 2. Sigla and Abbreviations Used in the Text -- Hebrew Manuscripts -- Arabic Manuscripts and Editions -- Others -- 3. Ṭodros Ṭodrosi's Hebrew Translation of Kitāb al-Najāt (Haẓalat ha-Nefesh), Section Two, Treatise Six: A Critical Edition -- Chapter 2. Ṭodros Ṭodrosi's Method of Translation: A Study of Language and Translation Techniques -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Ṭodrosi's Arabic Version -- 3. Ṭodrosi's Approach to Translation -- 4. The Hebrew Tradition of Literalism -- 5. Ṭodrosi's Syntax -- Verb -- The Noun -- Complements -- Pronouns and Pronominals -- Prepositions and Conjunctions -- Subordinate Clauses -- 6. Ṭodrosi's Terminology -- Ṭodrosi's Distinctive Use of Hebrew Terms and Expressions -- 7. Variations in Ṭodrosi's Use of Terminology -- ‮קנה‬‎ -- ‮רגש‬‎ -- ‮תכף‬‎ -- ‮אות‬‎ -- ‮עסק‬‎ -- ‮מציאות‬‎ -- ‮השתכלות‬‎ -- ‮הווה‬‎ -- ‮סתר‬‎ -- 8. Epilogue -- Chapter 3. Shem Ṭov ben Joseph Ibn Falaquera and Ṭodros Ṭodrosi: Two Translators of a Similar Text -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Juxtaposition of Equivalent Sections in Ṭodrosi's Translation of The Salvation and Falaquera's Guide to the Guide -- 3. Juxtaposition of Equivalent Sections in The Salvation in Ṭodrosi's Translation and Falaquera's Book of the Soul -- 4. Notes on Hebrew Terminology -- 5. Notes on Arabic Terminology -- 6. General Style -- Conclusion.
Appendix. Avicenna's Metaphysics in Ṭodros Ṭodrosi's Incomplete Hebrew Translation of Kitāb al-Najāt, III -- 1. Introduction -- Glossaries -- 1. Hebrew-Arabic -- 2. Arabic-Hebrew -- Bibliography -- Primary Sources -- Secondary Sources -- Index.
Summary: In The Medieval Hebrew Translation of Avicenna's Kitāb al-Najāt presents an analysis and critical edition of the fourteenth-century Hebrew version of a major Arabic philosophical text, focusing on the psychology. It also includes an appendix featuring the section on metaphysics.
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Intro -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1. Ṭodros Ṭodrosi and the Hebrew Translation Movement -- 2. The Translator of Avicenna -- 3. Avicenna's Concept of the Soul -- 4. Notes on Avicenna and Jewish Thinkers -- Chapter 1. Ṭodros Ṭodrosi's Hebrew Translation of Kitāb al-Najāt (Haẓalat ha-Nefesh), Section Two, Treatise Six: "On the Soul" -- 1. Guide to the Critical Apparatuses -- The Manuscripts -- The First Apparatus -- The Second Apparatus -- 2. Sigla and Abbreviations Used in the Text -- Hebrew Manuscripts -- Arabic Manuscripts and Editions -- Others -- 3. Ṭodros Ṭodrosi's Hebrew Translation of Kitāb al-Najāt (Haẓalat ha-Nefesh), Section Two, Treatise Six: A Critical Edition -- Chapter 2. Ṭodros Ṭodrosi's Method of Translation: A Study of Language and Translation Techniques -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Ṭodrosi's Arabic Version -- 3. Ṭodrosi's Approach to Translation -- 4. The Hebrew Tradition of Literalism -- 5. Ṭodrosi's Syntax -- Verb -- The Noun -- Complements -- Pronouns and Pronominals -- Prepositions and Conjunctions -- Subordinate Clauses -- 6. Ṭodrosi's Terminology -- Ṭodrosi's Distinctive Use of Hebrew Terms and Expressions -- 7. Variations in Ṭodrosi's Use of Terminology -- ‮קנה‬‎ -- ‮רגש‬‎ -- ‮תכף‬‎ -- ‮אות‬‎ -- ‮עסק‬‎ -- ‮מציאות‬‎ -- ‮השתכלות‬‎ -- ‮הווה‬‎ -- ‮סתר‬‎ -- 8. Epilogue -- Chapter 3. Shem Ṭov ben Joseph Ibn Falaquera and Ṭodros Ṭodrosi: Two Translators of a Similar Text -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Juxtaposition of Equivalent Sections in Ṭodrosi's Translation of The Salvation and Falaquera's Guide to the Guide -- 3. Juxtaposition of Equivalent Sections in The Salvation in Ṭodrosi's Translation and Falaquera's Book of the Soul -- 4. Notes on Hebrew Terminology -- 5. Notes on Arabic Terminology -- 6. General Style -- Conclusion.

Appendix. Avicenna's Metaphysics in Ṭodros Ṭodrosi's Incomplete Hebrew Translation of Kitāb al-Najāt, III -- 1. Introduction -- Glossaries -- 1. Hebrew-Arabic -- 2. Arabic-Hebrew -- Bibliography -- Primary Sources -- Secondary Sources -- Index.

In The Medieval Hebrew Translation of Avicenna's Kitāb al-Najāt presents an analysis and critical edition of the fourteenth-century Hebrew version of a major Arabic philosophical text, focusing on the psychology. It also includes an appendix featuring the section on metaphysics.

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