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A unique collection of Hebrew poetry through the ages

Extending from the Song of Deborahwritten 3,000 years agoto poems written in Israel by authors born in the 1930's, this unparalleled selection of poetry is the first of its kind produced in either English or Hebrew.

Includes a note on the text, bibliography, and glossary
Features the original Hebrew version of each poem
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Paperback, 608 pages
Published June 25th 1981 by Penguin Books (first published 1981)
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Ivan Granger
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The most complete collection I’ve found of sacred Hebrew poetry, including Judah ha Levi, Solomon ibn Gabirol, Samuel Hanagid, the early Hekhalot Hymns, and many more. My only complaint: the translations are not versified, even though the Hebrew originals were. Still, worth reading.
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