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  • The Foreign Vocabulary of the Qur'?nby Arthur Jeffery

    BRILL 2007; US$ 175.00

    Republication of Arthur Jeffery?s important study, The Foreign Vocabulary of the Qur??n, offers a new generation of scholars and students access to this foundational text. Arranged in Arabic alphabetical order, Jeffery?s compendium of philological scholarship remains an indispensable tool for any serious study of Qur??nic semantics. more...

  • Konkordanzby Dirk Schwiderski

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 267.14

    Die Reihe Fontes et Subsidia (FoSub) will bibelwissenschaftlichen Referenzwerken ein festes Forum geben. Es werden grundlegende Forschungshilfen wie Einzel- und Spezialeditionen, Textsammlungen, Wörterbücher, Synopsen, Konkordanzen etc. präsentiert, die für die bibelwissenschaftliche Arbeit unentbehrlich sind. more...

  • Zeit und Gottby Georges Tamer

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 171.60

    In der Studie werden Zeitvorstellungen in der vorislamisch-arabischen Dichtung und im Koran behandelt und zu spätantiken Zeitvorstellungen in hellenistischer Dichtung ins Verhältnis gesetzt. Die Analyse zeigt, dass die Zeit in der altarabischen Dichtung genauso wie in der viel früheren griechischen Poesie als unentrinnbare Macht wahrgenommen... more...

  • Yehuda Haleviby Hillel Halkin

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 25.00

    Part of the Jewish Encounter series A masterly biography of Yehuda Halevi, one of the greatest of Hebrew poets and a shining example of the synthesis of religion and culture that defined the golden age of medieval Spanish Jewry.   Like Maimonides, with whom he contrasts sharply, Yehuda Halevi spanned multiple worlds. Poet, philosopher, and physician,... more...

  • The Dream of the Poemby Peter Cole

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 31.95 US$ 29.07

    Hebrew culture experienced a renewal in medieval Spain that produced what is arguably the most powerful body of Jewish poetry written since the Bible. Fusing elements of East and West, Arabic and Hebrew, and the particular and the universal, this verse embodies an extraordinary sensuality and intense faith that transcend the limits of language, place,... more...

  • Divine Epithets in the Ugaritic Alphabetic Textsby Aicha Rahmouni

    BRILL 2007; US$ 216.00

    This study of the divine epithets in the Ugaritic alphabetic cuneiform texts from Ras Shamra and Ras Ibn Hani provides a new and comprehensive analysis of the epithets of the individual Ugaritic deities. more...

  • The Secular Poetry of El'azar ben Ya'aqov ha-Bavliby Wout van Bekkum

    BRILL 2006; US$ 138.00

    A critical edition with introduction and commentaries of the poetry of Elazar ha-Bavli (Baghdad, 13th century). more...

  • Les manuscrits araméens du Wadi Daliyeh et la Samarie vers 450-332 av. J.-C.by Jan Du?ek

    BRILL 2007; US$ 290.00

    This book contains a new epigraphic, philological, legal and historical analysis of the Aramaic manuscripts from the Wadi Daliyeh written in the city of Samaria in the fourth century B.C.E., and shed new light on the history of Samaria and Judaea in the Persian period. more...

  • The Grammar of Perspectiveby Christopher Woods

    BRILL 2008; US$ 189.00

    Taking a functional-typological approach, this work argues that the Sumerian conjugation prefixes, in their primary function, constitute a system of grammatical voice, in which the active voice is set against the middle voice. These prefixes are, in turn, represented by heavy and light markers that differ with respect to focus and emphasis. more...

  • Pens, Swords, and the Springs of Artby Nadia Yaqub

    BRILL 2006; US$ 177.00

    Offering an analysis of oral poetry dueling performed at traditional Palestinian weddings this book addresses poetry dueling as a performative and compositional device, and explores the complex linkages between this tradition and other genres of Arabic poetry. more...