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dc.contributor.authorAndreatta, Michela
dc.description.abstractThe article examines in detail a Hebrew poem by the Mantuan rabbi Chananyah Eliakim Rieti (d. 1623) for the death of his wife. The text, extant in Ms Mich. 559 of the Bodleian Library (Oxford), has been edited and annotated for the first time. A thorough commentary on the poem and its sources is provided. The introduction is meant as a general survey on the production of funerary poetry such as elegies, epitaphs and dirges in the Age of the Ghetto, in the wider context of the cultural atmosphere of the Counter-Reformation. A prosodic note discusses some peculiarities in the punctuation and line structure of the Hebrew
dc.publisherPadova, Studio Editoriale Gordiniit
dc.relation.ispartofAnnali di Ca' Foscari : Rivista della Facoltà di Lingue e Letterature straniere dell'Università di Ca' Foscari, 2006, vol. 45 (3), pp. 5-23it
dc.subjectḤananyah Elyaqim Rietien
dc.subjectHebrew poetryen
dc.titleUn componimento di Ḥananyah Elyaqim Rieti per la morte della moglieit
dc.subject.keywordsḤananyah Elyaqim Rietiit
dc.subject.keywordsHebrew poetryit
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