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Bibil Identifier bibil:201453
Publication Type Book
Title (English, Long) Rashi's Commentary on Psalms
Author Gruber, Mayer I.
Year (Publication) 2007
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2004
Year (Copyright) 2007
Year (Reference) 2004
Library BCU/Dorigny, Lausanne
Signature UPA 47932
Place 224.1.07
Publishing house The Jewish Publication Society
Place Philadelphia
ISBN 978-0-8276-0872-6
Edition number 1
Language English
Pages xvi Pages
914 Pages
height in cm 23
Genre Reprint
Notes Reprint of the cloth edition in "The Brill Reference Library of Judaism", Leiden, 2004.
Abstract In 2004, Mayer Gruber's landmark Rashi's Commentary on Psalms made one of the 11th-century scholar's most important works accessible to a larger audience for the first time. The JPS paperback edition of this exceptional volume includes the complete original Hebrew text and acclaimed linguist Mayer Gruber's contemporary English translation and supercommentary.
Fully annotated by Gruber, Rashi's Commentary on Psalms places Rashi, the most influential Hebrew biblical commentator of all time, in the larger context of biblical exegesis. Gruber identifies Rashi's sources, pinpoints the exegetical questions to which Rashi responds, defines the nuances of Rashi's terminology, and guides the reader to use the English translation as a tool to access the original Hebrew text. Gruber's extensive introduction takes a critical look at Rashi and his enduring legacy.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Books of the Old Testament : Writings : Psalms
Thesaurus BiBIL : Milieu : Ancient Judaism : Important Persons and Movements : Middle Ages : Solomon ben Isaac (1042-1105)
Genres Modern Translation
Commentary
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