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Yosse Ben Yosse

An Annotated Translation

The 15 liturgical poems (piyyutim) attributed to Yosse ben Yosse, are presented in this book as an invitation to study this unique body of work, both in its original Hebrew and now, for the first time, in English as well.

Set against the historical upheavals of 5th century Jewish Palestine, these works are an important addition to existing historical records that have survived from Late Antiquity. Yosse ben Yosse, a distinctive priestly voice, contested rabbinic claims to authority. the corresponding rabbinic narratives are instructive

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