Jewish Studies

Naoya Katsumata

Seder Avodah for the Day of Atonement by Shelomoh Suleiman Al-Sinjari

[Seder Avodah zum Tag der Sühne von Shelomoh Suleiman Al-Sinjari.]

unveränderte eBook-Ausgabe 2023; Orginalausgabe 2009; 2009. XI, 221 pages.

Texts and Studies in Medieval and Early Modern Judaism 24

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This book contains a critical edition, an English translation, and a detailed commentary of two lengthy Hebrew liturgical poems for the Day of Atonement that were composed by a ninth- or tenth-century Jewish poet who apparently lived in Palestine or its environs, Shelomoh Suleiman Al-Sinjari.
This book contains a critical edition, an English translation, and a detailed commentary of two lengthy Hebrew liturgical poems for the Day of Atonement (called Seder Avodah) that were composed by a ninth- or tenth-century Jewish poet who apparently lived in Palestine or its environs, Shelomoh Suleiman Al-Sinjari. The first part of the Seder Avodah narrates the creation of the world and the history of the people of Israel from the perspective of the sins that they have committed, while its second part describes, in detail, the ritual service of a high priest (Aaron and his sons) in the temple on the Day of Atonement.
Authors/Editors

Naoya Katsumata Born 1970; 2003 PhD; presently Associate Professor of Hebrew Literature at Kyoto University, Japan.

Reviews

The following reviews are known:

In: Journal for the Study of Judaism — 41 (2010), S. 397–398 (Wout van Bekkum)
In: Journal of Ancient Judaism — 1 (2010), S. 120–121
In: Revue des Etudes Juives — 171 (2012), S. 217–220 (Judith Kogel)
In: Frankfurter Judaistische Beiträge — 35 (2009), S. 168–170 (Elisabeth Hollender)