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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data

Names: Kfir, Uriah, author.

Title: A matter of geography : a new perspective on medieval Hebrew poetry / by Uriah Kfir.

Description: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2018] | Series: Etudes sur le Judaisme Medieval ; 74 | Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Identifiers: lccn 2018001093 (print) | lccn 2018001976 (ebook) | isbn 9789004363595 (E-book) | isbn 9789004363588 (hardback : alk. paper)

Subjects: lcsh: Hebrew poetry, Medieval—History and criticism. | Jewish religious poetry, Hebrew—History and criticism.

Classification: lcc pj5023 (ebook) | lcc pj5023 .k45 2018 (print) | ddc 892.41/209—dc23

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