Selected Religious Poems of Solomon Ibn...

Solomon Ibn Gabirol was not only a great poet, but also a great philosopher. His vision was broad and his penetration keen. This volume of translations from this rare singer of the Ghetto limits itself to such of his poems as have been incorporated in or designed for the liturgy of the Synagogue.

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Selected Religious Poems of Solomon Ibn Gabirol


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