By Ann Brener
Maybe the best Hebrew poet when you consider that biblical occasions, Judah Halevi (ca. 1075-1141) is best-known for his Songs of Zion, written past due in existence. but if Halevi first seemed at the level of background, he used to be only a younger guy, particularly gifted - and entirely unknown. This research makes a speciality of Halevi s earliest interval of creativity inside a circle of Hebrew poets centering at the Muslim city-kingdom of Granada. half One examines the entice of Muslim Spain for an up-and-coming younger poet and the poems paving his means thither; half , the social surroundings during which this circle of poets flourished and the dynamics in the back of lots of its poems. a few poems are introduced in translation, many for the 1st time."
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