An anthology of medieval Hebrew literature

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Published by Abelard-Schuman in London, New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Hebrew literature -- Translations into English,
  • English literature -- Translations from Hebrew,
  • Hebrew poetry -- Translations into English,
  • English poetry -- Translations from Hebrew

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Other titlesMedieval Hebrew literature
StatementAbraham Ezra Millgram.
GenreTranslations into English
SeriesRam"s horn books
ContributionsMillgram, Abraham Ezra, 1901-
The Physical Object
Pagination370 p. :
Number of Pages370
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23753573M

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London, New York, Abelard-Schuman [©]. Anthology of medieval Hebrew literature. London, New York, Abelard-Schuman [©] (OCoLC) Online version: Anthology of medieval Hebrew literature. London, New York, Abelard-Schuman [©] (OCoLC) An anthology of medieval Hebrew literature book Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Abraham Ezra Millgram.

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