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Prepositions and cases in Hellenistic Greek

Pietro Bortone

in Greek Prepositions: From Antiquity to the Present

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199556854
eISBN:
9780191721571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556854.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Chapter 5 examines prepositional usage in Hellenistic (“Koiné”) Greek, i.e. Biblical Greek. We see an increase in the use of adpositions, the “improper” ones in particular. The tendencies observed in ... More


Introduction

Rabbi Selden

in Renaissance England's Chief Rabbi: John Selden

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199286133
eISBN:
9780191713859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286133.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The main subject of this book is the cultural influence of rabbinic and especially talmudic scholarship on some early modern British poets and intellectuals, as mediated principally by Selden, the ... More


Samson's Sacrifice

Jason P. Rosenblatt

in Renaissance England's Chief Rabbi: John Selden

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199286133
eISBN:
9780191713859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286133.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This anti-typological and anti-ironic reading of Samson Agonistes takes seriously its hero’s commitment to the Mosaic law, which allows him to take Dalila back or not, to enter the temple of Dagon or ... More


Inner Temples: History, Ritual, and Law, 1630–1637

Charles W. A. Prior

in A Confusion of Tongues: Britain's Wars of Reformation, 1625-1642

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199698257
eISBN:
9780191739040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698257.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines how writers used history as a means to develop arguments either for or against the use of certain religious rituals. It begins with a brief discussion of the use of ancient ... More


Hebraism: The Third Culture

Steven Grosby

in Judaic Sources and Western Thought: Jerusalem's Enduring Presence

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199583157
eISBN:
9780191728952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583157.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter argues for Hebraism as a historiograhpical category. In doing so, it considers the theological, political, historical and legal expressions of Hebraism such that, when taken together, ... More


Judaism in Christian Eyes: Ethnographic Descriptions of Jews and Judaism in Early Modern Europe

Yaacov Deutsch

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199756537
eISBN:
9780199950201
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756537.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This book examines Christian ethnographic writing about the Jews in early modern Europe, offering a systematic historical analysis of this literary genre and arguing its importance for better ... More


Introduction: Christian Hebraism and the Study of Yiddish in Early Modern Europe

in A Goy Who Speaks Yiddish: Christians and the Jewish Language in Early Modern Germany

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781930
eISBN:
9780804782821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781930.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

During the Renaissance and until the Reformation, Christian scholars became increasingly preoccupied with the interrelationship between language and religion on one hand, and philology and theology ... More


Introduction

Yaacov Deutsch

in Judaism in Christian Eyes: Ethnographic Descriptions of Jews and Judaism in Early Modern Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199756537
eISBN:
9780199950201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756537.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

At the beginning of the sixteenth century, a long line of texts first appeared in Western Europe and made up a full-fledged literary genre—ethnographies about the Jews. The crux of these works is ... More


An Overview of the Ethnographic Writing about the Jews

Yaacov Deutsch

in Judaism in Christian Eyes: Ethnographic Descriptions of Jews and Judaism in Early Modern Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199756537
eISBN:
9780199950201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756537.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This book sought to present the content and extract the meanings from the ethnographic accounts of Judaism from early modern Europe. In analyzing these texts, the book focused on several contexts: ... More


The Spanish Disquiet: The Biblical Natural Philosophy of Benito Arias Montano

María M. Portuondo

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226592268
eISBN:
9780226609096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226609096.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Benito Arias Montano (c. 1525-1598) early modern Spain’s premier Christian Hebraist was an eloquent and influential advocate of natural philosophical reform, yet the works in which he discussed these ... More


Leonard Woolf: Bloomsbury Socialist

Fred Leventhal and Peter Stansky

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198814146
eISBN:
9780191851797
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814146.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This is a wide-ranging biography of Leonard Woolf (1880–1969), an important yet somewhat neglected figure in British life. He is in the unusual position of being overshadowed by his wife, Virginia ... More


The Arabic component of the Spanish lexicon

Steven N. Dworkin

in A History of the Spanish Lexicon: A Linguistic Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199541140
eISBN:
9780191741395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541140.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Language Families

This chapter begins with an overview of the introduction of Arabic into the Iberian Peninsula in the early eighth century, the sociolinguistic nature of the resulting contact situation, and problems ... More


Defending the Trinity in the Reformed Palatinate: The Elohistae

Benjamin R. Merkle

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198749622
eISBN:
9780191815249
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198749622.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Biblical Studies

This study provides an examination of Girolamo Zanchi’s De Tribus Elohim (1572), setting this important defence of the doctrine of the Trinity in the immediate context of the recent rise of ... More


A Goy Who Speaks Yiddish: Christians and the Jewish Language in Early Modern Germany

Aya Elyada

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781930
eISBN:
9780804782821
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781930.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This book explores the unique phenomenon of Christian engagement with Yiddish language and literature from the beginning of the sixteenth century to the late eighteenth century. By analyzing the ... More


A Postscript

Timothy Michael Law

in When God Spoke Greek: The Septuagint and the Making of the Christian Bible

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199781713
eISBN:
9780199345168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199781713.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

This final postscript brings the narrative to an end by asking what value the Septuagint might have in modern Christianity, given its role in the ancient Church. The Protestant Reformers are seen not ... More


In Praise of Good Taste Galilean Science, Critical Spirit, and Hebraic Studies

Francesca Bregoli

in Mediterranean Enlightenment: Livornese Jews, Tuscan Culture, and Eighteenth-Century Reform

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804786508
eISBN:
9780804791595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786508.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter addresses Attias's explorations, ranging from science to Hebraic studies and antiquarianism, in the context of the intellectual and social milieu of early eighteenth-century Tuscany. It ... More


Sanctuary in the Wilderness: A Critical Introduction to American Hebrew Poetry

Alan Mintz

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762939
eISBN:
9780804779104
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762939.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

The effort to create a serious Hebrew literature in the United States in the years around World War I is one of the best-kept secrets of American Jewish history. Hebrew had been revived as a modern ... More


The Second Wave: Emergence of a Bible Industry

Abigail Gillman

in A History of German Jewish Bible Translation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226477695
eISBN:
9780226477862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226477862.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The Bible translations of the second wave appeared in rapid succession in 1831, 1837, 1838, and 1841. They shared an underlying purpose: to provide an alternative to Mendelssohn’s Be’ur, and to be at ... More


Socrates and the Jews: Hellenism and Hebraism from Moses Mendelssohn to Sigmund Freud

Miriam Leonard

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226472478
eISBN:
9780226472492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226472492.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

“What has Athens to do with Jerusalem?” Asked by the early Christian Tertullian, this question was vigorously debated in the nineteenth century. While classics dominated the intellectual life of ... More


Piety

George Santayana

in The Life of Reason or The Phases of Human Progress: Reason in Religion, Volume VII, Book Three

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028325
eISBN:
9780262321884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028325.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter reflects on piety, beginning with the assertion that religion tends to discard mythology and magic, citing Hebraism as an example. Piety and spirituality are phases of religion no less ... More


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