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Judaeo Arabic Studies : Studies in Muslim-Jewish Relations - Norman Golb

Judaeo Arabic Studies

Studies in Muslim-Jewish Relations

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Published: 23rd December 1997
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The chapters published in this volume originate with papers presented at this first conference, and are now reproduced in a revised and up-dated format. The contributions draw as broad a picture as possible of the contemporary state of research on certain topics subsumed under the general title of Judaeo-Arabic Studies, such as the history of the Jews in Eastern and Western Arabic-speaking countries, their mores and customs, the phenomenon of Jewish sectarianism in those societies, the typology of Judaeo-Arabic literary and non-literary idioms, as well as philosophical thought and popular literature among the Arabic-speaking Jews.

Preface
Opening Remarks of S. D. Goitein
List of Contributors
The Emergence of the Qayrawan Jewish Community and its Importance as a Maghrebi Communityp. 1
Jewish Thought in Iraq in the 10th Centuryp. 15
Judaeo-Arabic Thought in Spain and North Africa: Problems and Prospectsp. 33
The Linguistic Status of Medieval Judaeo-Arabicp. 45
Popular Literature in Medieval Jewish Arabicp. 59
Jewish Communal Organization in Medieval Egypt: Research, Results and Prospectsp. 73
Judaeo-Arabic Mystical Writings of the XIIIth-XIVth Centuriesp. 87
Philosophy or Exegesis: Perennial Problems in the Study of Some Judaeo-Arabic Authorsp. 103
Developments in Jewish Marriage and Family Law as Reflected in the Cairo Geniza Documentsp. 123
The Babylonian Encounter and the Exilarchic House in the Light of Cairo Geniza Documents and Parallel Arab Sourcesp. 135
The Meaning of Terms Designating Love in Judaeo-Arabic Thought and Some Remarks on the Judaeo-Arabic Interpretation of Maimonidesp. 175
Jewish Aristotelianism: Trends from the 12th through the 14th Centuriesp. 197
Philosophy or Exegesis: Some Critical Commentsp. 213
The Jews of the Islamic West in the Perspective of "La Longue Duree"p. 229
Jewish Polemics against islam and Christianity in the Light of Judaeo-Arabic Textsp. 241
Indexp. 251
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ISBN: 9789057020827
ISBN-10: 9057020823
Series: Studies in Muslim-Jewish Relations
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 274
Published: 23rd December 1997
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.78  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.69
Edition Number: 1