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Arabic and Hebrew in One Text: Early Potential, Current Perspective

Mohamed A. H Ahmed

in Arabic in Modern Hebrew Texts: The Stylistics of Exophonic Writing

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474444439
eISBN:
9781474476713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474444439.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter is an introduction to the phenomenon of Arabic and Hebrew in one text from a historical perspective. The chapter includes a general introduction to the Judaeo-Arabic paradigm, as it ... More


Arabic Historical Dialectology: Linguistic and Sociolinguistic Approaches

Clive Holes (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198701378
eISBN:
9780191770647
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198701378.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book, by a group of leading international scholars, outlines the history of the spoken dialects of Arabic from the Arab conquests of the seventh century up to the present day. It specifically ... More


From Sephardi to Oriental: The ‘Decline’ Theory of Jewish Civilization in the Middle East and North Africa

Daniel Schroeter

in Jewish Contribution to Civilization

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113522
eISBN:
9781800342644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113522.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter reveals that the 'orientalism' of European Jewish scholars was more than one dimensional. It discusses Western Jewish historians from Heinrich Graetz to Shlomo Dov Goitein who typically ... More


Poetry and Politics in the Caliphate of Cordoba 950–1150

Jane S. Gerber

in Cities of Splendour in the Shaping of Sephardi History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781904113300
eISBN:
9781800343276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113300.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter analyses the distinctive Jewish civilization that emerged in Spain, which was then shaped by the unique coexistence of Jews, Christians, and Muslims on European soil. The Jews of Spain ... More


‘These Two Lines …’: Hebrew and Judaeo-Arabic Letter Writing in the Classical Genizah Period

Esther-Miriam Wagner and Ben Outhwaite

in Scribal Repertoires in Egypt from the New Kingdom to the Early Islamic Period

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198768104
eISBN:
9780191821882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198768104.003.0015
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Letters were an essential means of communication for the Jews living under Islam in the Middle Ages. The traditional seats of Jewish learning were in Baghdad and Jerusalem, but their constituencies ... More


Judaeo-Arabic

Geoffrey Khan

in Arabic Historical Dialectology: Linguistic and Sociolinguistic Approaches

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198701378
eISBN:
9780191770647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198701378.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The term ‘Judaeo-Arabic’ refers to a type of Arabic that was used by Jews and was distinct in some way from other types of Arabic. It is by no means a uniform linguistic entity and the term is used ... More


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