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Asceticism, Eschatology, Opposition to Philosophy: The Arabic Translation and Commentary of Salmon ben Yeroham on Qohelet (Ecclesiastes) (James T Robinson) Hardcover Book, (Brill, 2012) 9789004191341
Asceticism, Eschatology, Opposition to Philosophy: The Arabic Translation and Commentary of Salmon ben Yeroham on Qohelet (Ecclesiastes) (James T Robinson) Hardcover Book, (Brill, 2012) 9789004191341
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Title: Asceticism, Eschatology, Opposition to Philosophy: The Arabic Translation and Commentary of Salmon ben Yeroham on Qohelet (Ecclesiastes)

Author: Robinson, James T

Publisher: Brill; Publication Date: 2012

Hardcover; ISBN: 9789004191341

Volumes: 1; Pages: xvi, 648

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Salmon b. Yeroham (fl. 930-960) - foundational figure in the Jerusalem school of Karaite exegesis - produced a substantial and influential corpus of polemical writing and biblical interpretation, including commentaries on Psalms, Proverbs, Job, Song of Songs, Lamentations, Qohelet, Esther, Ruth, and Daniel. Asceticism, Eschatology, Opposition to Philosophy: The Arabic Translation and Commentary of Salmon ben Yeroham on Qohelet (Ecclesiastes) presents a first critical edition of the Judaeo-Arabic Qohelet commentary together with an annotated English translation. The introduction situates Salmon's work in the history of Jewish Qohelet exegesis, explains Salmon's method of translating Qohelet into Arabic, identifies his sources and discusses his method of interpretation. The main themes Salmon finds in 'Solomon's' book of wisdom - central themes in the early Karaite movement in general - will be explored at length, especially asceticism, eschatology, and an uncompromising opposition to reading 'foreign books.'Table of ContentsPART I: INTRODUCTIONChapter 1: Qohelet in KaraismChapter 2: On Salmon?s Arabic Translation of QoheletChapter 3: Sources and Use of SourcesChapter 4: Methods and ApproachesChapter 5: Main Themes ? Asceticism, Eschatology, Opposition to PhilosophyChapter 6: Description of the Manuscripts and Method of EditingChapter 7: Remarks on the English TranslationPART II: Salmon b. Yero?am?s Commentary on Qohelet ? Critical Edition and English Translation
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