Sharf, Andrew.

Published by New York: Ktav Pub. House, 1976
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Original Cloth. 8vo. VIII, 214 pages. 23 cm. First edition. Study on astrology and cosmology in the writings of Shabbetai Donnolo, as well as a history of Byzantine Jewry in the tenth century. "Professor Sharf shows how Donnolo's cosmology is a striking blend of his mystical inheritance from the Judaism of his birth, the Christian culture of his homeland, and the Islamic astronomy which he studied, with the down-to-earth, plain and practical mind of the doctor. " - from the Jacket. Shabbetai Donnolo (913c. 982) , was an "Italian physician and writer on medicine. He was born in Oria, Italy. The name Donnolo is Greek in origin but is common among Jews in its Arabic form 'Dunash. ' Such details of his life as are known have come from an autobiographical sketch in the preface to his book Sefer Hakhmoni, a commentary on the Sefer Yezirah. " - EJ 2008. Subjects: Cabala. Jewish astrology. Jewish cosmology. Kabbale. Astrologie juive. Cosmologie juive. Kabbale. Astrologie hébraïque. Cosmologie juive. Donnolo, Shabbetai, 913-approximately 982. Sefer hakhmoni. Sefer Yezîrah. Very clean and fresh in good jacket. Very good condition. (SEF-51-18). Bookseller Inventory # 34991

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Publisher: New York: Ktav Pub. House

Publication Date: 1976

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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