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Kleinere Beiträge ASCHKENAS - Zeitschrift für Geschichte und Kultur der Juden 6/1996, H. 2 SHLOMO BERGER The Desire to Travel: A Note on Abraham Levy's Yiddish Itinerary (1719-1723) "It would be vain for me to declare that I do not deserve the respect and praise on the one hand, and to be accused of deviating from the written accounts of other authors and breaking away from them on the other hand. This I would find hard to bear and I would be of service to nobody. So I have written for my own pleasure and in order to inform my good friends of the particulars of my journey. Therefore I decided to write with my own hand and under my own seal in order not to be estranged from the text by anyone eise, and not to be insulted by others who would accuse me of having nothing better to do than write lies. Indeed, not all stone-cutters are experts with precious stones; the one is a good Student, others are fond of gardening. Many keep to their beds and stay at home refusing to depart from their seats lest they cool off. I, on the contrary, from early childhood, http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Aschkenas - Zeitschrift für Geschichte und Kultur der Juden de Gruyter

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de Gruyter
Copyright
Copyright © 2009 Walter de Gruyter
ISSN
1016-4987
eISSN
1016-4987
DOI
10.1515/asch.1996.6.2.497
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Abstract

ASCHKENAS - Zeitschrift für Geschichte und Kultur der Juden 6/1996, H. 2 SHLOMO BERGER The Desire to Travel: A Note on Abraham Levy's Yiddish Itinerary (1719-1723) "It would be vain for me to declare that I do not deserve the respect and praise on the one hand, and to be accused of deviating from the written accounts of other authors and breaking away from them on the other hand. This I would find hard to bear and I would be of service to nobody. So I have written for my own pleasure and in order to inform my good friends of the particulars of my journey. Therefore I decided to write with my own hand and under my own seal in order not to be estranged from the text by anyone eise, and not to be insulted by others who would accuse me of having nothing better to do than write lies. Indeed, not all stone-cutters are experts with precious stones; the one is a good Student, others are fond of gardening. Many keep to their beds and stay at home refusing to depart from their seats lest they cool off. I, on the contrary, from early childhood,

Journal

Aschkenas - Zeitschrift für Geschichte und Kultur der Judende Gruyter

Published: Jan 1, 1996

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