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Translated from original Hebrew version of the SEVEN SAGES, this collection of fascinating stories--based on unpublished manuscripts--makes available the complete English translation of Mishle Sendebar, the Hebrew version of an enormously popular medieval romance which originated in the East and was subsequently transmitted westward.

iii York Public Library; Mlle. Chabrier, Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris; Professor Gerson Cohen, Columbia University; Miss Anna Kleban, Jewish Theological Seminary of America, New York; Dr. Maria Teresa Danieli- Polidori, Biblioteca Palatina, Parma; Jacob Dienstag, Yeshiva University, New York; A. M. Habermann, Jerusalem; Rabbi I. Edward Kiev and Professor Moses Marx, Hebrew Union College- Jewish Institute of Reli-gion, New York and Cincinnati; Jacob Leveen, British Muse-um; Dr. Samuel Löwinger, Ministry of Education and Culture, Government of Israel; David Mellows, Montefiore Endowment Committee, Jews’ College, London; Riad N. Rayes, Arab States Delegations; Dr. Alexander Scheiber, Jewish Theological Sem-inary of Hungary, Budapest. I extend my sincere thanks to the American Council of Learned Societies which provided me with two travel grants to Jerusalem to participate in the Third and Fourth World Con-gresses of Jewish Studies, thus enabling me to study manuscripts at first hand in Jerusalem and in Rome. For their genuine interest in my work I am grateful to Pro-fessors Ben E. Perry, University of Illinois, John E. Keller, Uni-versity of North Carolina, and Abraham I. Katsh, New York University. Professor Salo W. Baron of Columbia was kind enough to commend my labors to the attention of the Jewish Publication Society where Drs. Solomon Grayzel and Chaim Potok have helped enormously in seeing it through the press. M. Lutzki, to whom Hebrew manuscripts are living things, taught me to scrutinize mine with understanding. My good friend, Pro-fessor David Mirsky of Yeshiva University, helped me with the painstaking task of proofreading my transcription of text and variants. There is a Hebrew phrase—“ the last is most beloved.” To my wife Shifra, whose understanding heart and keen perception aid-ed me in more ways than I can publicly acknowledge, this study is dedicated in partial fulfillment of the hopes she wove in the long hours of lonely evenings. M. E. New York, N. Y. January, 1967   C h a p t e r Home  | T O C 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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FRONT MATTERTitle PageCopyright PageDedication PagePREFACECONTENTSILLUSTRATIONSABBREVIATIONSINTRODUCTION1. THE BOOK OF SINDIBAD AND THE SEVEN SAGES2. THE DATE AND SOURCE OF MISHLE SENDEBAR3. MISHLE SENDEBAR AND THE OTHER EASTERN VERSIONS4. THE THREE NEW STORIES IN MISHLE SENDEBAR5. A HYPOTHESIS6. TEXT AND ARRANGEMENTMISHLE SENDEBAR: TALES OF SENDEBAR TEXT, VARIANTS, NOTES AND ENGLISH TRANSLATIONAvisLavatorTurturesCatulaStriga et FonsCanisPalliumSimiaPanesZucharaAperBalneatorGladiusAbsalom RebellusAbsalom MortuusNominaIuvenis FeminaJusjurandumFur et LunaIngeniaVulpesGibbosiSenex CaecusAPPENDICESA. THE EASTERN VERSIONSB. THE SEVEN SAGES IN EUROPEC. THE MANUSCRIPTS, PRINTED EDITIONS, AND TRANSLATIONS OF MISHLE SENDEBARD. AUTHORSHIP OF MISHLE SENDEBARE. THE NAMES OF THE SAGESF. FUR ET LUNA: A COMPARISONG. TABLE OF STORIES AND THEIR ORDER IN MINOTESGLOSSARY OF TERMSBIBLIOGRAPHY
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