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Commentary on Song of songs / Levi ben Gershom (Gersonides) ; translated from the Hebrew with an introduction and annotations by Menachem Kellner. [print]

By: Levi ben Gershom, 1288-1344 [author]Contributor(s): Kellner, Menachem Marc, 1946-Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Original language: Hebrew Series: Yale Judaica series ; 28.Publication details: New Haven : Yale University Press, [(c)1998. Description: xxxi, 161 pages ; 24 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0300071477; 9780300071474Uniform titles: Perush le-Shir ha-shirim. English Subject(s): Bible. Song of Solomon -- Commentaries -- Early works to 1800LOC classification: BS1485.C666 1998BS1485.C666 1998COPYRIGHT NOT covered - Click this link to request copyright permission: Summary: Rabbi Levi Ben Gershom (Gersonides, 1288-1344), one of medieval Judaism's most interesting figures, was known not only as a philosopher, exegete, and halakhist but also as a contributor to the fields of astronomy and mathematics.Summary: In this new translation of Gersonides' Commentary on Song of Songs, Menachem Kellner brings to English-language readers a work that draws together many important elements of Gersonides' thought: philosophical theology, philosophy of science, biblical exegesis, and Aristotle/Averroes commentary. With an informative introduction and thorough annotations, this volume focuses fresh attention on an important example of medieval Jewish biblical commentary and medieval philosophical thought.
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Rabbi Levi Ben Gershom (Gersonides, 1288-1344), one of medieval Judaism's most interesting figures, was known not only as a philosopher, exegete, and halakhist but also as a contributor to the fields of astronomy and mathematics.

In this new translation of Gersonides' Commentary on Song of Songs, Menachem Kellner brings to English-language readers a work that draws together many important elements of Gersonides' thought: philosophical theology, philosophy of science, biblical exegesis, and Aristotle/Averroes commentary. With an informative introduction and thorough annotations, this volume focuses fresh attention on an important example of medieval Jewish biblical commentary and medieval philosophical thought.

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