Current Member

Omar Hamdan

Martin L. and Sarah F. Leibowitz Member
Historical Studies
Field of Study
The Arabic Bible
Home Institution
Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen

The impact of Saʿadyāh Gāʾōn’s Arabic Pentateuch translation on medieval Muslim scholars has not yet been investigated. Moreover, this landmark effort still awaits a modern critical edition. The latter will be provided by considering important seventh/thirteenth century Arabic-Islamic manuscripts that clearly account for Muslim reception of Saʿadyāh’s work.

Dates at IAS
  • Historical Studies
1/2018current Spring