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Author Nothaft, C. Philipp E.

Title Medieval Latin Christian Texts on the Jewish Calendar : a Study with Five Editions and Translations.

Imprint Boston ; Leiden : Brill, 2014.

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Description 1 online resource
Contents Preface; List of Plates; Abbreviations; Note; Signs Used in the Critical Apparatus; Introduction; Chapter 1. Contexts and Pretexts; 1. The Jewish Calendar: History and Structure; 2. The Easter Computus and the Challenge of Calendar Reform; 3. The Christian Encounter with the Jewish Calendar: Antiquity to Twelfth Century; Chapter 2. The Anonymous Liber erarum; 1. Structure and Contents; 2. Origin and Date; 3. The Manuscripts; 4. The Edition; Liber erarum; Chapter 3. Robert of Leicester's Treatise on the Hebrew Calendar (1294)
1. Franciscan Hebraism and the Challenge of Biblical Chronology2. Manuscripts, Date, and Authorship; 3. Structure and Contents; 4. The Edition; Robertus de Leycestria: Tractatus de compoto Hebreorum aptato ad kalendarium; Chapter 4. Nicholas Trevet's Compotus Hebreorum (1310); 1. Introduction; 2. Context, Contents, and Sources; 3. The Edition; Nicolaus Trevet: Compotus Hebreorum; Chapter 5. The Computus Iudaicus of 1342; 1. Introduction; 2. The Manuscripts; 3. Structure and Contents; 4. Context and Transmission; 5. Transliteration of Hebrew Terms; 6. The Tables; 7. Major Textual Changes.
8. The Commentaries9. Authorship and Date; 10. The Users; 11. The Edition; Computus Judaicus; Commentarius in Computum Judaicum; Chapter 6. Hermann Zoest's Calendarium Hebraicum Novum (1436); 1. The Jewish Calendar in the Work of Hermann Zoest; 2. Calendarium Hebraicum Novum: Structure and Contents; 3. The Manuscripts; 4. The Edition; Hermannus Zoestius: Calendarium Hebraicum Novum; 5. Chronological Commentary on Hermann's Calendarium; Appendix I. John of Pulchro Rivo on the Jewish Calendar; Appendix II. Notes on Further Texts and Manuscripts; Plates; Bibliography; Index of Manuscripts.
Summary Medieval Latin Christian Texts on the Jewish Calendar opens up a previously unknown chapter in the history of Jewish-Christian intellectual exchange during the Middle Ages by presenting critical editions, English translations, and in-depth studies of five Medieval Latin Christian Texts on the Jewish Calendar.
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Subject Liber erarum.
Robert, of Leicester, active 13th century. Tractatus de compoto Hebreorum aptato ad kalendarium.
Trivet, Nicholas, 1258?-1328. Compotus Hebrerorum.
Computis Iudaicus.
Zoest, Hermann, active 15th century. Calendarium hebraicum novum.
Jewish calendar -- Early works to 1800.
SCIENCE -- Time.
Jewish calendar.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Early works.
Other Form: Print version: Nothaft, C. Philipp E. Medieval Latin Christian Texts on the Jewish Calendar. Boston ; Leiden : Brill, 2014 9789004272446
ISBN 9789004274129 (electronic bk.)
900427412X (electronic bk.)
9781306858359 (electronic bk.)
1306858356 (electronic bk.)