Joseph Seniri: Commentary on the Former Prophets: A Critical Edition of the Hebrew Text with Introductory Essays on Grammatical Exegesis in Thirteenth-Century Provence

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This book presents the critical edition of Joseph Seniri's commentary on the Former Prophets. Son of the famous poet Isaac Ha-Seniri, Joseph Seniri lived in Beaucaire at the turn of the thirteenth century. His work, which follows the Provencal tradition of Jewish exegesis combining the teachings of northern France with those of Spain, contains numerous Provencal glosses ( le'azim). Through Kogel's analysis of the text and the study of the grammatical terminology, it is possible to see the main sources of influence Seniri's influence: Rashi's commentary and Ibn Janah's grammar.