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Hebrew tradition skilled a renewal in medieval Spain that produced what's arguably the main robust physique of Jewish poetry written because the Bible. Fusing parts of East and West, Arabic and Hebrew, and the actual and the common, this verse embodies a rare sensuality and severe religion that go beyond the boundaries of language, position, and time.
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