Hebrew Humor and Other Essays by J. Chotzner

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Author Chotzner, J. (Joseph), 1844-1914
LoC No. 08021020
Title Hebrew Humor and Other Essays
Contents Humour of the Bible -- The Bible and the ancient classics -- Art among the ancient Hebrews -- The life of the Hebrew women of old -- Curiosities of certain proper names in the Bible -- Sketch of the Talmud -- The humour of some mediaeval and modern Hebrew writers -- Yedaya Bedaresi, a fourteenth-century Hebrew poet and philosopher -- Immanuel di Roma, a thirteenth-century Hebrew humorist, and a friend of Dante -- Kalonymos ben Kalonymos, a thirteenth-century satirist -- Abraham ibn Chasdai, and his book "The Prince and the Dervish" -- Isaac Erter, a modern Hebrew humorist -- Leopold Zunz -- Samuel David Luzzato and Zachariah Frankel -- The influence of Hebrew literature on Heinrich Heine -- Modern Hebrew journalism.
Credits Produced by Enrico Segre and the team at Distributed Proofreaders Canada
Language English
LoC Class PJ: Language and Literatures: Oriental languages and literatures
Subject Hebrew wit and humor -- History and criticism
Category Text
EBook-No. 45037
Release Date
Most Recently Updated Oct 4, 2018
Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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