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Author Weinberger, Leon J

Title Twilight of a Golden Age : Selected Poems of Abraham Ibn Ezra
Published Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, 2011


Description 1 online resource (287 pages)
Contents Preface; A Note on Transliteration; Abbreviations; Introduction; Biography: Crisis and Decision; The Vagabond Life; Poetry in Transition: Realism and Reality; Ibn Ezra's Astrology; The Uses of Wisdom; The Soul's Odyssey; God Is All; Israel: Lover and Beloved; Courting Israel; Transcendence and Familiarity; Israel's Diary; The Playful Side; Folk Hero; Secular Poetry; 1. The Patron; 2. Misfortune; 3. On His Torn Garment; 4. The Flies; 5. My Honor; 6. The Denizens of Morah; 7. Song of the Nations; 8. For Joseph b. Amram; 9. Tribute to Samuel Ibn Jami'; 10. In Honor of Barukh Ibn Jau
12. To His Beloved13. Elegy on the Death of His Son Isaac; 14. Lament on the Destruction of Andalusian and North African Jewry; 15. A Sea Voyage; 16. In a Lifetime; 17. Selections From Hay ben Meqis; 18. A Game of Chess; Sacred Poetry; God:; 19. Life's Paradox; 20. God's Providence; 21. God's Presence; 22. I Have But One Request; 23. God, My Desire; 24. One Father; 25. God's Identity; 26. No One Shares His Power; 27. He Sustains the World with His Care; 28. In God's Hands; 29. You Ask for No Reward; 30. Ere I Knew You; 31. The All Comes from Him; 32. He Leaves His Mark on the Stars
33. God's Thoughts34. God's Torah; The Soul:; 35. The Soul's Passion; 36. Chasing After Time's Mistakes; 37. Put Away Time's Delicacies; 38. The Bearer of His Wonders; 39. In the Dark of My Folly; 40. A Summons; 41. Admonition to the Soul; 42. In the Choicest Part of My Body; Israel:; 43. Awaiting the Redeemer; 44. The Whisper of a Falling Leaf; 45. My Anointed King Is Delayed; 46. My Husband Has Left Me; 47. The Captive; 48. The Song of a Bird Frightens Her; 49. Can My Courage Endure; 50. My Redeemer Lives; 51. Grace and Charm Are Your Weapons; 52. I Named You My First Born
53. Rejoice, Virgin Daughter54. The Visions of Ancient Seers; 55. In the Fairest of Lands; 56. When My Enemies Slander Me; 57. They Watch My Agony and Laugh; Dialogue and Chorus:; 58. Zion and Its Foes; 59. The Stray Sheep; 60. Perfumed With Myrrh; 61. His Secret Life; 62. The Spring of My Craving; 63. She Lusted for Her Beloved; 64. Ravished by a Lion; 65. What Is There for Me among Mortals; Glossary of Arabic and Hebrew Terms; Bibliography; Index
Summary Other titles by Leon J. Weinberger: Anthology of Hebrew Poetry in Greece, Anatolia, and the Balkans Early Synagogue Poets in the Balkans Jewish Poets in Crete Jewish Prince in Moslem Spain: Selected Poems of Samuel ibn Nagrela Rabbanite and Karaite Liturgical Poetry in Southeastern Europe Romaniote Penitential Poetry
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Subject Ibn Ezra, Abraham ben Meïr, 1089-1164 -- Translations into English
Ibn Ezra, Abraham ben Meïr, 1089-1164
Languages & Literatures.
Middle Eastern Languages & Literatures.
Genre/Form Translations
Form Electronic book
Author Weinberger, Leon J
Ibn Ezra, Abraham
ISBN 9780817385736