The Song of Songs in Judeo-Persian introduction, texts, glossary

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Statement[edited by] Jes P. Asmussen and Herbert H. Paper.
SeriesHistorisk-filosofiske skrifter - Det Kongelige danske videnskabernes selskab ;, 9:2, Historisk-filosofiske skrifter ;, 9:2.
ContributionsAsmussen, Jes Peter., Paper, Herbert H. 1925-
LC ClassificationsAS281 .D2144 bd. 9, nr. 2, BS315.P42 .D2144 bd. 9, nr. 2
The Physical Object
Pagination118 p. :
Number of Pages118
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Open LibraryOL4289416M
ISBN 108773040746
LC Control Number78316611

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"Contains the Judeo-Persian version of the Song of Songs according to three manuscripts (Bibliothèque Nationale of Paris: Ms. Hébr. (in facsimiles and in a transliteration in Latin characters) and Ms.

Hébr. ; Jewish Theological Seminary on New York: E.N. Adler Collection B(okhara 46) = Lutzki ) and the printed edition of Šim'on Hakham, Jerusalem, "--"Synopsis.". The version of the Paris Bibliothèque Nationale was edited by J.P.

Asmussen and H.H. Paper, The Song of Songs in Judeo-Persian (); and by E. Mainz in: Journal Asiatique (), 9– Other versions have been printed in various non-scholarly publications in Jerusalem. Details are in A. Netzer, Oẓar Kitvei ha-Yad (), 18– JUDEO-PERSIAN COMMUNITIES OF IRAN. viii. The Song of Songs in Judeo-Persian book Language.

Judeo-Persian language, a term (abbrev.: JP) referring to a group of very similar, usually mutually comprehensible, dialects of Persian, spoken or written by Jews in greater Iran over a period of more than a millennium.

“The Song of Songs in Judaeo-Persian” in Det Kongelie. The Song of Songs in Judeo-Persian, Copenhagen, Simḥa Assaf and Y. Yoel, eds., Siddur Rav Sa‘adiya Gaon, Jerusalem, Bābāʾi ben Farhād, Ketāb-e sargoḏašt-e Kāšān, ed. with commentary Vera Basch Moreen as Iranian Jewry during the Afghan Invasion, Stuttgart, Judeo-Persian refers to both a group of Jewish dialects spoken by the Jews living in Iran and Judeo-Persian texts (written in Hebrew alphabet).As a collective term, Judeo-Persian refers to a number of Judeo-Iranian languages spoken by Jewish communities throughout the formerly extensive Persian Empire.

The speakers refer to their language as non-Jews refer to it as "dzhidi" (also Language family: Indo-European, Indo. Judeo-Persian Language and Literature Bibliographica Judæo-Persica is a preliminary working bibliography for studies relating to Jewish contacts with Iranian Culture, Iranian Jews and Jewry as well as Judæo-Persian language(s), which gradually will be completed.

A thematic bibliography will be added also soon. The emphasis of this bibliographiy lies however mainly on Judæo-Persian language. Judeo-Persian is the common name for both the literary and spoken forms of Jewish Iranian language varieties. In addition to Judeo-Persian from Persia/Iran, it frequently includes Judeo-Tadjik / Tajik / Tadzhik (otherwise known as Bukharan, Judeo-Bukharan, Bukhari, Bukharit) and sometimes also Judeo-Tat (Cuhuri / Juhuri / Dzhuhuri, the language of the Mountain Jews in Dagestan and Northern.

In Part One of our Judeo-Persian series, Dr. Adam McCollum described the texts, communities, and significance of Judeo-Persian manuscripts. Text Samples. The texts below, all translated from Hebrew, have all been previously published (although one. The Tanach, including the Torah, Neviim and Ketuvim; and the HaBrit HaHadashah, the Holy Writings concerning the Messiah, Redemption and the fulfilment of all Prophecy.

If you would like to read the Judeo Persian Bible, simply select a book from below and you will be. Some Judeo-Persian manuscripts at the BnF 1 comment Previously I have highlighted some Georgian manuscripts that the Bibliothèque nationale de France has graciously made freely available online.

Here is a list of Judeo-Persian manuscripts from. The Song of Songs exists in several versions. The version of the Paris Bibliothèque Nationale was edited by J.P.

Asmussen and H.H. Paper, The Song of Songs in Judeo-Persian (); and by E. Mainz in: Journal Asiatique (), 9– Other versions have been printed The Song of Songs in Judeo-Persian book various non-scholarly publications in. The book is alright, it's more like a diary. It's not the kind of book I would like to keep in my book collection, since it's a personal family life of someone I don't know.

But if you are curious of the Judeo-Persian way, this book is good. It has a helpful glossary of words that are used in the book, for those who don't understand Hebrew or Cited by: 6.

Lecture about the history of Jewish languages for an Orthodox audience by Reuven Chaim Klein (part 1, part 2) Jewish Malayalam. Jewish Women's Songs from Karala.

Cochin Jewish Folk Song. Wedding Song. Judeo-Alsatian Purim song Judeo-Arabic Hebrew and Judeo-Arabic songs; Moroccan Judeo-Arabic Judeo-Greek. Interview with Judeo-Greek Speaker.

Persian Jews of Caucasus Mountains: Gorski Jews (Juhuris or mountain jews) are known as a separate Jewish group in caucus mountains. For a complete list of our Judeo-Persian manuscripts with brief metadata, and hyperlinks to those that are already online see our list of Digitised Judeo-Persian manuscripts.

Collection items are sometimes described in our Asian and African Studies blog to which you can subscribe if. Orit Carmeli, “Illuminated Judeo-Persian Manuscripts,” Iran Nameh, Series 2, Volume 1, Number 2 (Summer ), Orit Carmeli is an art historian/consultant.

Her field of study is Jewish art from Islamic lands and she specializes in the material culture and the arts of the Jews of Iran, in particular, illuminated Judeo Persian manuscripts.

The Judeo-Iranian languages (or dialects) are a number of related Jewish variants of Iranian languages spoken throughout the formerly extensive realm of the Persian -Iranian dialects are generally conservative in comparison with those of their Muslim neighbours.

Judeo-Shirazi, for example, remains close to the language of Hafez. Like most Jewish languages, all the Judeo-Iranian. (inspired by a painting from a 17th C. Judeo-Persian book) This Bible reading describing the escape into the desert, across the sea, and the ultimate Song of the Sea is paired with an adventure story in the Book of Judges.

Led by the prophet Devorah the Israelites won a battle against Sisera’s Army. Wedding Song: Memoirs of an Iranian Jewish Woman (HBI Series on Jewish Women) - Kindle edition by Goldin, Farideh. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Wedding Song: Memoirs of an Iranian Jewish Woman (HBI Series on Jewish Women)/5(21).

Devorah the Prophetess by Laya Crust (inspired by a painting from a 17th C. Judeo-Persian book) This Bible reading describing the escape into the desert, across the sea, and the ultimate Song of the Sea is paired with an adventure story in the Book of Judges. Led by the prophet Devorah the Israelites won a battle against Sisera’s Army.

Here is a list of Judeo-Persian manuscripts from the BnF that I have been able to find at Gallica. (If I happen to have missed one, please let me know.) They mostly come from the fifteenth-seventeenth centuries, some of them with colophons.

A book, Skies of parchment, seas of ink, edited by Marc Michael Epstein and just published by the Princeton University Pess, offers a wondrous collection of manuscripts and from it, I would like to describe here the arts and literature in the Judeo-Persian communities between the 15th and the : Catherine Darley.

JUDEO-ARABIC LITERATUREJUDEO-ARABIC LITERATURE, written in Arabic by Jews for Jews. It is written in an idiom which is linguistically closer to the spoken form of Arabic than is the idiom used in Muslim literature. It may plausibly be assumed that, prior to the rise of Islam in the early seventh century, the Jews who lived in the Arabian peninsula spoke Arabic and belonged to the more or less.

The Book of Numbers is the fourth book of the Hebrew Bible, and the fourth of five books of the Jewish Torah. The book has a long and complex history, but its final form is probably due to a Priestly redaction of a Yahwistic source made some time in the early Persian period.

The name of the book comes from the two censuses taken of the Israelites. Purim (/ ˈ p ʊər ɪ m /; Hebrew: פּוּרִים (help info) Pûrîm "lots", from the word פור pur, translated as 'lot' in the Esther, perhaps related to Akkadian pūru 'stone, urn'; also called the Festival of Lots) is a Jewish holiday which commemorates the saving of the Jewish people from Haman, an Achaemenid Persian Empire official who was planning to kill all the Jews, as.

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In the second targum of the Book of Esther (q.v.), Cyrus is said to be seated on the throne of the King Solomon, an honor that had not been granted to the kings of Israel (cf. Megillah 12a; Rosh ha-Shanah 3b; Song of Songs Rabbah v, 5; Ecclesiastes Rabbah x, 12). This page contains a micrographic image of Solomon, seated, with three of his books (Song of Songs, Ecclesiastes and Proverbs) on the column in front of him.

Both Solomon and the column were drawn using the words from Song of Songs. MS X T71, ‘Ot Ha-berit, is a very small manuscript, only 13 x 9 cm, but is certainly a breathtaking one.

The Ketuvim ("Writings," Hagiographa), the third division of the Bible, is a varied collection composed of liturgical poetry – Psalms and Lamentations; secular love poetry – Song of Songs; wisdom literature – Proverbs, Job, and Ecclesiastes; and historical works – Ruth, Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther, and a blend of history and.

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Addeddate Collection texts. In Aramaic, Hebrew, and Judeo-Persian Bridegroom: Rahamim ben Moshe Bride: Rahel bat David Marriage contract, manuscript, ink and paint on paper, dated Tuesday, the 8th [i.e. the 18th?] of Nisan () at Yazd. The date contains a mistake because the 8th of Nisan falls on a Saturday that year.

Abstract. Judeo-Persian literature is the product of a centuries-old co-existence between Jewish colonies and the Persian population. In the course of time these Jewish colonies adapted themselves to the language of their new environment, and it can also be said Cited by: 1. Special emphasis on his concept of peshuto shel miqra and its role in his system of halakhic exegesis in Sefer ha-Mitswot (Book of the Commandments) and Mishneh Torah (Code of Jewish Law).

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Judah ben Elijah Hadassi ha-Avel (“the Mourner,” fl. –) was the outstanding Karaite of twelfth-century Byzantium. Although he lived in a Christian country and very likely did not know Arabic, his major opus, Sefer Eshkol ha-Kofer (The Cluster of Henna, Song of Songs ) serves as a summa of Karaite Judaism as it had developed under Islam from the proto-Karaite ʿAnan ben David.

The history of Persia from its very beginning until today, from Cyrus the Great to Riza Khan Pehlevi — a history covering twenty-five centuries equally divided by the Arab conquest of the year into a pre-Islamic and an Islamic period — has seen an uninterrupted and continuous association between Iran and by: 4.

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