Aleph: Historical Studies in Science and Judaica

Aleph: Historical Studies in Science and Judaism
Volume 4, 2004

CONTENTS

Articles

    Ben-Shammai, Haggai.
  • Saadia's Introduction to Daniel: Prophetic Calculation of the End of Days vs. Astrological and Magical Speculation
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    Subject Headings:
    • Saadia ben Joseph, 882-942. Kitab al-mamalik wa-al-malahim.
    • Bible. O.T. Daniel -- Commentaries -- Early works to 1800.
    • Bible and astrology.
    • End of the world.
    Sela, Shlomo.
  • Queries on Astrology Sent from Southern France to Maimonides: Critical Edition of the Hebrew Text, Translation, and Commentary
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    Subject Headings:
    • Maimonides, Moses, 1135-1204.
    • Ibn Ezra, Abraham ben Meïr, 1092-1167.
    • Jewish astrology -- France, Southern.
    Israel, Giorgio.
  • Science and the Jewish Question in the Twentieth Century: The Case of Italy and What It Shows
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    Subject Headings:
    • Fascism and culture -- Italy -- History -- 20th century.
    • Antisemitism -- Italy -- History -- 20th century.
    • Demography -- Italy -- History -- 20th century.
    • Eugenics -- Italy -- History -- 20th century.
    • Racism in anthropology -- Italy -- History -- 20th century.
    • Jewish scientists -- Italy -- History -- 20th century.

Brief Communications

    Shiloah, Amnon.
  • Musical Concepts in the Works of Saadia Gaon
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    Subject Headings:
    • Saadia ben Joseph, 882-942. Amanat wa-al-itiqadat.
    • Kindi, d. ca. 873. Risala fi ajza khabariyat al-musiqi.
    • Music theory -- Early works to 1800.

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    Langermann, Y. Tzvi.
  • Masih bin Hakam, a Jewish-Christian (?) Physician of the Early Ninth Century
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    Subject Headings:
    • Masih ibn Hakam al-Dimashqi, ca. 8th cent.
    Langermann, Y. Tzvi.
  • A Citation from Saadia's Long Commentary to Genesis, in Hebrew Translation
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    Subject Headings:
    • Sassoon, David Solomon, 1880-1942 -- Library.
    • Manuscripts, Hebrew.
    • Saadia ben Joseph, 882-942. Perushe Rav Seadyah Gaon li-Ve-reshit.
    • Bible. O.T. Genesis -- Commentaries -- Early works to 1800.

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