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RO-10609-70

University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205)
Judah Goldin (Project Director: 01/01/1970 to present)

Yale Judaica Series

Grant to subsidize translating and editorial costs of three volumes of Yale Judaica Series. Series devoted to scholarly-critical translations of works in Hebrew, Aramic, Ethiopic and related languages, classics fundamental to understanding Judaism, Christianity, Islam. ABSTRACT: Grant to subsidize translating and editorial costs of three volumes of Yale Judaica Series. Series devoted to scholarly-critical translations of works in Hebrew, Aramic, Ethiopic and related languages, classics fundamental to understanding Judaism, Christianity, Islam. Continuation of work buegun under previous grand (RO-25-69-3184) on Book II, Code of Maimonides, and Ibn Shahim's Book of Comfort. Code is magnum opus of greatest Jewish intellectual and scientific figure, has pivotal significance in systemization of biblical and talmudic law and jurisprudence; also enormous influence in hisotry and codification. Book of Comfort, containing medieval rabbinic folklore, should reach print by end of year. Works provide background, historical and philosophical data on fundamental religious heritages of the country. Makes accessible for first time material hitherto available only in original languages, with scholarly notes referencing discoveries of recent centuries. Important reference works.

Project fields:
Languages, General

Program:
Basic Research

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$3,525 (approved)
$3,525 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/1970 – 12/31/1970