The Song of the Distant Dove: Judah Halevi's Pilgrimage

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Judah Halevi (ca. 1075-1141) is the best known and most beloved of medieval Hebrew poets, partly because of his passionate poems of longing for the Land of Israel and partly because of the legend of his death as a martyr while reciting his Ode to Zion at the gates of Jerusalem. He was also one of the premier theologians of medieval Judaism, having written a treatise on the meaning of Judaism that is still studied and venerated by traditional Jews. As a member of the wealthy Jewish elite of medieval Spain, Halevi enjoyed ...

The Song of the Distant Dove: Judah Halevi's Pilgrimage 2007, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195315424

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