Biblical

The Musical Realization of Biblical cantilation symbols (teamim) in the Jewish Yemenite Tradition

The article deals with the Torah reading of the Yemenites Jews of San'a and examines the structure and function of six teamim melodies used in the prayers (Torah Reading), when learning the Torah and by children in the Heder.

Material Type: 
Articles in Books
Year: 
1982

The Titles of the Psalms- A Renewed Investigation of an Old Problem

The article deals with the titles in the psalter and includes a comparison with Judean desert manuscripts, with titles in other biblical books and comparison with neighbouring cultures. The article includes two approaches to analyzing the titles including a tentative reconstruction of the titling process.

Material Type: 
Articles in Books
Year: 
1982

The Biblical Nebel

The article attempts at finding the historical sources of the Nebel till the end of the Second Temple era using biblical, Mishnaic, Greek and other sources. The Nebel was used in Israel from the early eighth century BCE in both secular and religious functions. By the end of the first Temple era it was used in Judea in a secular function. The nebel is described as a special type of lire rather than a harp.

Material Type: 
Articles in Books
Year: 
1968

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