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On love and spices: A teenaged spice-shop owner and professional scribe, Shmuel Hanagid wrote such scintillating and literary love letters that a client hired him for bigger and better things. His work was lost for nearly 1,000 years and rediscovered only in the...

On love and spices: A teenaged spice-shop owner and professional scribe, Shmuel Hanagid wrote such scintillating and literary love letters that a client hired him for bigger and better things. His work was lost for nearly 1,000 years and rediscovered only in the...

FromIsrael in Translation


On love and spices: A teenaged spice-shop owner and professional scribe, Shmuel Hanagid wrote such scintillating and literary love letters that a client hired him for bigger and better things. His work was lost for nearly 1,000 years and rediscovered only in the...

FromIsrael in Translation

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Length:
5 minutes
Released:
Apr 30, 2014
Format:
Podcast Episode

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A teenaged spice-shop owner and professional scribe, Shmuel Hanagid wrote such scintillating and literary love letters that a client hired him for bigger and better things. His work was lost for nearly 1,000 years and rediscovered only in the 1930s.
Book:
The Dream of the Poem: Hebrew Poetry from Muslim and Christian Spain, 950-1492
Music:
Zahava Seewald and Zohara Abulafia - I would lay down my life
Released:
Apr 30, 2014
Format:
Podcast Episode

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Exploring Israeli literature in English translation. Host Marcela Sulak takes you through Israel’s literary countryside, cityscapes, and psychological terrain, and the lives of the people who create it.