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.

4 such a Series. This is notably the case in regard to two great philosophical works— the Kuzari of Judah ha- Levi, which has been translated into English by Doctor Hartwig Hirschfeld, and the Guide of the Perplexed of Moses Maimonides, which has an English version at the hands of the late Doctor Michael Friedländer. Similarly two great names like those of Flavius Josephus and Philo of Alexandria, although rightfully belong-ing to a series of Jewish Classics, were not in-cluded because we were given to understand that they had already been selected for publica-tion in the Loeb Classical Library. The Committee deemed it necessary to limit the Series to about 25 volumes, and they will endeavor to include in this number representative works of the various classes of Jewish literature under the headings of Apocrypha and Pseude-pigrapha, Mishnah, Talmud, Midrash, Codes, Hebrew Poetry, Philosophy, Ethics, Mysticism, History, Epistles, Travels, Homiletics, and Folk-lore. It was decided to inaugurate the Series with a selection from the religious poetry of Solomon ibn Gabirol, the greatest of mediaeval Jewish poets, who flourished in the golden age of the Spanish- Jewish period, and the Committee deem themselves especially fortunate in being able to ADVERTISEMENT For use on stand- alone, non- institutional computers only. To purchase Scholar PDF version with advanced functionality, go to www. publishersrow. com

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