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Benaim Sixteenth-Century Judeo-Spanish Testimonies: An Edition of Eighty-Four Testimonies from the Sephardic Responsa in the Ottoman Empire



Neuausgabe 2011, Band: 52, 542 Seiten, Gebunden, Format (B × H): 164 mm x 249 mm, Gewicht: 1053 g Reihe: Études sur le judaïsme médiéval
ISBN: 978-90-04-21017-2
Verlag: BRILL ACADEMIC PUB


Benaim Sixteenth-Century Judeo-Spanish Testimonies: An Edition of Eighty-Four Testimonies from the Sephardic Responsa in the Ottoman Empire

This book consists of a previously unidentified corpus of literature that contains an edition of eighty-four testimonies of the sixteenth-century responsa. An overview of the responsa literature in the relevant context and aspects of Ottoman Jewish life are discussed. The author describes the merit of the Judeo-Spanish testimonies in terms of the insight they offer into the society, economy, religion and responsa literature of sixteenth-century Ottoman Jewry. The study of these texts from a linguistic perspective constitutes the main aim of the book yet the result is a valuable and intriguing source of texts that should generate further study in fields of linguistics, Sephardic Studies, Hispanic Studies, and Jewish Studies whether cultural, historical or legal.

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CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION
1.1 Aims and Contribution of book
1.2 Presentation of Book
1.3 Responsa and the Development of Jewish Law
1.4 Structure and Features of Responsa
1.5 Use of Judeo-Spanish in the Texts
1.6 Ottoman Jewish Life depicted in the Responsa
CHAPTER 2: RESEARCH METHODS AND SOURCES
2.1 List of Responsa containing Judeo-Spanish
2.2 Principles of Selection - Corpus Examined
2.3 Methodology and Transcription of the Texts
2.4 The Problems of Textual Transmission
CHAPTER 3: THE LANGUAGE IN THE RESPONSA
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Vernacular Jewish Languages
3.3 Distinctive Linguistic Features of Judeo-Spanish
CHAPTER 4: TEXTS


Benaim, Annette
Annette Benaim, Ph.D. (2006) in Religious Studies, School of Oriental & African Studies, London University, is now an Honorary Research Associate at the Department of Hebrew & Jewish Studies at University College London. She has previously edited and published articles on Judeo-Spanish Studies.


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