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Moses de Leon

Overview page. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies.

Spanish Kabbalist (d. 1305). De Leon was the author of a number of Kabbalistic works but these pale into insignificance when compared to his major work, the Zohar, or, at least, to the...

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Moses de Leon

Overview page. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies.

Spanish Kabbalist (d. 1305). De Leon was the author of a number of Kabbalistic works but these pale into insignificance when compared to his major work, the Zohar, or, at least, to the...

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Moses de Leon

Louis Jacobs.

in A Concise Companion to the Jewish Religion

January 1999; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies. 169 words.

Spanish Kabbalist (d. 1305). De Leon was the author of a number of Kabbalistic works but these pale

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Moses ben Shem Tov de León

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

(c.1240–1305).

Jewish kabbalist. Moses Ben Shem Tov taught his version of the kabbalah in his Midrash ha-Neʿelam (Mystical Midrash) which became the foundation of the Zohar....

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Moses ben Shem Tov de León (<i>c.</i>1240–1305)

John Bowker.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies. 117 words.

(c.1240–1305).

Jewish kabbalist. Moses Ben Shem Tov taught his version of the kabbalah in his Midrash

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Papety, Dominique (1815 - 1849), painter

Athena S. E. Leoussi.

in Grove Art Online

August 1996; p ublished online January 1998 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 719 words.

French painter. Son of a soap manufacturer, he received his first artistic training in Marseille under Augustin Aubert (1781–1857). In 1835 he moved to Paris and entered the atelier of...

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Zohar

Overview page. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies.

‘Illumination’ or ‘Brightness’, the classical work of the Kabbalah, containing the record of revelations regarding the divine mysteries alleged to have been vouchsafed to the second century...

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Simeon Ben Yohai

Overview page. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies.

Famous Rabbi of the second century ce, disciple of Rabbi Akiba and colleague of Rabbi Meir, Rabbi Judah, and Rabbi Jose. Rabbi Simeon ben Yohai's opinions in Halakhah are referred to...

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Gershom Scholem

David Biale.

in Jewish Studies

P ublished online August 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies. 5250 words.

Gershom Scholem (b. 1897–d. 1982) is generally considered the most important Jewish historian of the 20th century, as well as one of the most important contributors to modern Jewish...

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Powers, Harriet (1837 - 1911), Quilter, Slave

Lisa E. Rivo.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1674 words.

quilt maker, was born a slave, probably in Georgia. Her maiden name is unknown, as are the names and occupations of her parents. As is often the case with little-known historical...

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Classical Music and African Americans

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1438 words.

The term classical music has many varied and often vague meanings, but it most commonly refers to the European tradition of music performed in concert settings, with an emphasis on...

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The Transformation of International Transitional Justice Advocacy

Jelena Subotić.

in International Journal of Transitional Justice

March 2012; p ublished online February 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Public International Law; Human Rights. 9709 words.

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The scope and structure of international transitional justice (TJ) advocacy have changed significantly in two principal ways over the...

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Rectitude in International Arbitration

William W. Park.

in Arbitration International

September 2011; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Arbitration; Company and Commercial Law; Competition Law; Employment and Labour Law; Settlement of Disputes. 31301 words.

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Imagining Warfare

Paul W. Kahn.

in European Journal of International Law

February 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 16260 words.

War and law enforcement refer to structures of the political imaginary before they refer to legal norms. In this article, I delineate the basic categories through which this framing of...

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Arbitrators Without Powers? Disqualifying Counsel in Arbitral Proceedings

Alan Scott Rau.

in Arbitration International

September 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. 35533 words.

The abstract 'power' of an arbitral tribunal to 'exclude,' or 'disqualify,' counsel of one of the parties from the proceedings, should not be doubted. But the Devil, as usual, is lurking in...

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