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Author Samuel, ha-Nagid, 993-1056.

Title Selected poems of Shmuel HaNagid / translated from the Hebrew by Peter Cole
Published Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1996
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Description 1 online resource (xxviii, 236 pages)
Series Lockert library of poetry in translation
Lockert library of poetry in translation.
Contents An Andalusian Chronology -- On Fleeing His City -- The Miracle at Sea -- A Curse -- The Apple -- Jasmine -- The Gazelle -- The Fawn -- Where's That Coy Gazelle -- In Fact I Love That Fawn -- I'll Show You a Fawn -- They Stole My Sleep -- His Brother's Illness -- On the Death of Isaac, His Brother -- The Friends -- The House of Prayer -- The Critique -- The Pain -- What Are These -- A Day of Distress -- The Victory Over Seville -- The Dream -- The War with Yadir -- On Lifting the Siege -- Your Manuscript Shines -- To Yehosef, His Son -- Pass of Sand -- Among My Friends -- Rise Early -- Your Years Are Sleep -- Sad Friend -- How I Helped the Wise -- Rouge in Appearance -- Take the Crystal -- Truth Is Hard -- When the Lord Is with You -- One Who Works and Buys Himself Books -- How Could You Loathe -- Forgive the Man Who Sinned Against You -- If You're Finding the Good at Fault -- Delay Your Speech -- I'd Suck Bitter Poison from the Viper's Mouth
Summary Peter Cole's groundbreaking versions of HaNagid's poems capture the poet's combination of secular and religious passion, as well as his inspired linking of Hebrew and Arabic poetic practice
The first major poet of the Hebrew literary renaissance of Moslem Spain, Shmuel Ben Yosef Ha-Levi HaNagid (993-1056 C.E.) was also the prime minister of the Moslem state of Granada, battlefield commander of the non-Jewish Granada army, and one of the leading religious figures in a medieval Jewish world that stretched from Andalusia to Baghdad
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-233)
Notes Print version record
Subject Samuel, ha-Nagid, 993-1056 -- Translations into English.
Genre/Form Translations.
Form Electronic book
Author Cole, Peter, 1957-
ISBN 0691011206
1400884098 (electronic bk.)
9781400884094 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Poems. Selections. English