Rabad of Posquieres: A Twelfth-Century...

This biographical treatise captures the personality of Rabbad of Posquieres or Rabbi Abraham ben David – one of the most creative talmudic scholars of the twelfth century, chronicles his role in the intellectual history of the Jews in southern France during the twelfth century, and outlines his influence on subsequent generations.

xi CONTENTSPreface vii Introduction to Revised Edition xv   I. Life 1 1. Family  and Teachers 2.  2. Provence in  the Twelfth Cen-tury19.  3. Teaching and  Writing 29.  4. Personality39. 5. Influence 49.   II. Works 68 1. Early Writings 68.  2. Talmud Commentaries 77. 3. Codes 82.  4. Commentaries  on Halakic Midrashim  97. 5. Mishnah Commentaries 106.  6. Sermons and Responsa  110. 7. Hassagot on Alfasi, Razah,  and Maimonides 117.   III. Works II: Criticism of the Mishneh Torah 128 1. Literature on the Mishneh Torah 128.  2. Corrobora-tive or Explanatory Hassagot 131. 3. Critical  Glosses andAnimadversions 157.  4. Rabad’s  Motives in Composing the Hassagot 178.   IV. Sources 198 1. Talmudic Sources 200.  2. Post- Talmudic Sources 215.   V. Disciples and Followers 240 1. Disciples 240.  2. Contemporary Followers  and Corre-spondents251.  3. Descendants 254.   VI. Relation to Philosophy and Kabbalah 258 1. Attitude Toward Secular  Learning 260.  2. Use of Phil-osophic Literature 273.  3. Rabad and Kabbalah 286.   C h a p t e r Home  | T O C  | I n d e x For use on stand- alone, non- institutional computers only. To purchase Scholar PDF version with advanced functionality, go to www. publishersrow. com

Rabad of Posquieres: A Twelfth-Century Talmudist


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FRONT MATTERTitle PageCopyright PageDedication PagePREFACECONTENTSINTRODUCTION TO REVISED EDITIONI. LIFE1. Family and Teachers2. Provence in the Twelfth Century3. Teaching and Writing4. Personality5. InfluenceII. WORKS1. Early Writings2. Talmud Commentaries3. Codes4. Commentaries on Halakic Midrashim5. Mishnah Commentaries6. Sermons and Responsa7. Hassagot on Alfasi, Razah, and MaimonidesIII. WORKS II: CRITICISM OF THE MISHNEH TORAH1. Literature on the2. Corroborative or Explanatory Hassagot3. Critical Glosses and Animadversions4. Rabad's Motives in Composing the HassagotIV. SOURCES1. Talmudic Sources2. Post-Talmudic SourcesV. DISCIPLES AND FOLLOWERS1. Disciples2. Contemporary Followers and Correspondents3. DescendantsVI. RELATION TO PHILOSOPHY AND KABBALAH1. Attitude Toward Secular Learning2. Use of Philosophic Literature3. Rabad and KabbalahLIST OF ABBREVIATIONSProper NamesNOTE ON REFERENCESBIBLIOGRAPHYPrimary SourcesSecondary WorksBIBLIOGRAPHICAL SUPPLEMENTPrimary SourcesSecondary WorksADDENDAINDEX
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