Medieval Hebrew Poetry in Muslim Egypt : The Secular Poetry of the Karaite Poet Moses Ben Abraham Dar'T.

By: Yeshaya, Joachim J. M. SSeries: Études Sur le Judaïsme Médiéval SerPublisher: Leiden : BRILL, 2010Copyright date: ©2011Edition: 1st edDescription: 1 online resource (364 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9789004191846Subject(s): Hebrew poetry, Medieval - Egypt - History and criticismGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Medieval Hebrew Poetry in Muslim Egypt : The Secular Poetry of the Karaite Poet Moses Ben Abraham Dar'TDDC classification: 892.412 LOC classification: PJ5050.D34 -- Y47 2011ebOnline resources: Click to View
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Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- List of Abbreviations -- Transliteration of Arabic -- Transliteration of Hebrew -- Introduction -- Chapter One History of Research -- 1.1 Nineteenth-Century Scholarship -- 1.2 Twentieth-Century Scholarship -- 1.3 The Edition by Leon Weinberger -- Chapter Two Manuscript Tradition -- 2.1 List of Available Manuscripts -- 2.2 Manuscript NLR Evr. I 802 -- 2.3 Criteria for Editing and Selecting Poems -- Chapter Three History of Fāṭimid and Ayyūbid Egypt -- 3.1 Islamic Urban Civilisation -- 3.2 The Jewish Community -- 3.3 The Karaite Community -- Chapter Four Moses ben Abraham Dar'ī -- 4.1 Biographical Data -- 4.2 Social and Professional Life -- Chapter Five Poetics and Poetry -- 5.1 The Arabic Poetical Tradition -- 5.2 Hebrew Poetry in Muslim Spain -- 5.3 Hebrew Poetry in the Muslim East -- 5.4 Is Karaite Poetry Distinct from Rabbanite Poetry? -- Chapter Six Secular Genres -- 6.1 Religiosity and Secularity -- 6.2 Praise Poetry -- 6.3 Poetry of Complaint -- 6.4 Wisdom Poetry -- 6.5 Wine and Love Poetry -- 6.6 Homonymic Poetry -- Chapter Seven Motifs and Themes -- 7.1 Praise of Old Age -- 7.2 Time and World -- 7.3 Wealth and Poverty -- 7.4 Hypocrisy of Friends -- 7.5 Women and Marriage -- 7.6 Body and Soul -- 7.7 Memento Mori -- 7.8 Love and Rivalry -- Chapter Eight Language and Style -- 8.1 Hebrew Lexicon -- 8.2 Grammar and Syntax -- 8.3 Style and Rhetoric -- 8.4 Poetical Form and Prosody -- 8.5 Quotations -- 8.6 Judaeo-Arabic Language and Style -- Chapter Nine The Significance of Moses Dar'ī -- Chapter Ten Edition: Poems Nos. 1-152, on the Basis of MS NLR Evr. I 802, with Commentary -- Alphabetical List of Poems Nos. 1-152 -- Alphabetical List of Biblical Names -- Variant Readings -- Bibliography -- Index of Names and Subjects -- Plate Section.
Summary: Offering an edition of secular poems taken from the earliest, fifteenth-century manuscript, this book seeks to evaluate Moses Dar??'s poetry in the light of the Andalusian-Hebrew poetical tradition and within the context of Hebrew literary activity in the Muslim East.
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Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- List of Abbreviations -- Transliteration of Arabic -- Transliteration of Hebrew -- Introduction -- Chapter One History of Research -- 1.1 Nineteenth-Century Scholarship -- 1.2 Twentieth-Century Scholarship -- 1.3 The Edition by Leon Weinberger -- Chapter Two Manuscript Tradition -- 2.1 List of Available Manuscripts -- 2.2 Manuscript NLR Evr. I 802 -- 2.3 Criteria for Editing and Selecting Poems -- Chapter Three History of Fāṭimid and Ayyūbid Egypt -- 3.1 Islamic Urban Civilisation -- 3.2 The Jewish Community -- 3.3 The Karaite Community -- Chapter Four Moses ben Abraham Dar'ī -- 4.1 Biographical Data -- 4.2 Social and Professional Life -- Chapter Five Poetics and Poetry -- 5.1 The Arabic Poetical Tradition -- 5.2 Hebrew Poetry in Muslim Spain -- 5.3 Hebrew Poetry in the Muslim East -- 5.4 Is Karaite Poetry Distinct from Rabbanite Poetry? -- Chapter Six Secular Genres -- 6.1 Religiosity and Secularity -- 6.2 Praise Poetry -- 6.3 Poetry of Complaint -- 6.4 Wisdom Poetry -- 6.5 Wine and Love Poetry -- 6.6 Homonymic Poetry -- Chapter Seven Motifs and Themes -- 7.1 Praise of Old Age -- 7.2 Time and World -- 7.3 Wealth and Poverty -- 7.4 Hypocrisy of Friends -- 7.5 Women and Marriage -- 7.6 Body and Soul -- 7.7 Memento Mori -- 7.8 Love and Rivalry -- Chapter Eight Language and Style -- 8.1 Hebrew Lexicon -- 8.2 Grammar and Syntax -- 8.3 Style and Rhetoric -- 8.4 Poetical Form and Prosody -- 8.5 Quotations -- 8.6 Judaeo-Arabic Language and Style -- Chapter Nine The Significance of Moses Dar'ī -- Chapter Ten Edition: Poems Nos. 1-152, on the Basis of MS NLR Evr. I 802, with Commentary -- Alphabetical List of Poems Nos. 1-152 -- Alphabetical List of Biblical Names -- Variant Readings -- Bibliography -- Index of Names and Subjects -- Plate Section.

Offering an edition of secular poems taken from the earliest, fifteenth-century manuscript, this book seeks to evaluate Moses Dar??'s poetry in the light of the Andalusian-Hebrew poetical tradition and within the context of Hebrew literary activity in the Muslim East.

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