Abraham Ibn Ezra on Elections, Interrogations, and Medical Astrology: A Parallel Hebrew-English Critical Edition of the Book of Elections (3 Versions), the Book of Interrogations (3 Versions), and The Book of the Luminaries

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BRILL, Sep 9, 2011 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 657 pages
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This volume offers the first critical edition, with English translation and commentary, of seven astrological treatises by Abraham Ibn Ezra: the Book of Elections (3 versions); the Book of Interrogations (3 versions); and the Book of the Luminaries.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
First Version of the Book of Elections by Abraham Ibn Ezra Hebrew Text and English Translation
45
Notes to the First Version of the Book of Elections
91
Second Version of the Book of Elections by Abraham Ibn Ezra Hebrew Text and English Translation
141
Notes to the Second Version of the Book of Elections
179
Third Version of the Book of Elections by Abraham Ibn Ezra Hebrew Text and English Translation
217
Notes to the Third Version of the Book of Elections
225
First Version of the Book of Interrogations by Abraham Ibn Ezra
239
Notes to the Third Version of the Book of Interrogations
445
Book of the Luminaries by Abraham Ibn Ezra Hebrew Text and English Translation
451
Notes to the Book of the Luminaries
485
Appendices
525
Bibliography
557
EnglishHebrew Glossary of Technical Terms 3 Versions of Sefer haMivharim
565
EnglishHebrew Glossary of Technical Terms 3 Versions of Sefer haSheelot
590
EnglishHebrew Glossary of Technical Terms 3 Versions of Sefer haMeorot
618

Notes to the First Version of the Book of Interrogations
299
Second Version of the Book of Interrogations by Abraham Ibn Ezra Hebrew Text and English Translation
347
Notes to the Second Version of the Book of Interrogations
399
Third Version of the Book of Interrogations by Abraham Ibn Ezra Hebrew Text and English Translation
437

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About the author (2011)

Shlomo Sela is a lecturer in the Department of Jewish Philosophy at Bar-Ilan University. His research focuses on Jewish attitudes toward the sciences, with special interest in the history of astrology in the Middle Ages. He has recently published: "Abraham Ibn Ezra: The Book of Reasons, A Parallel Hebrew-English Critical Edition of the Two Versions of the Text" (Brill, 2007), and "Abraham Ibn Ezra: The Book of the World, A Parallel Hebrew-English Critical Edition of the Two Versions of the Text" (Brill, 2010). With this volume he continues the publication of Ibn Ezra s complete works on astrology.

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