Jews in Byzantium: Dialectics of Minority and Majority Cultures

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BRILL, Oct 14, 2011 - Religion - 1060 pages
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Byzantine Jews: Dialectics of Minority and Majority Cultures is the collective product of a three year research group convened under the auspices of Scholion: Interdisciplinary Research Center in Jewish Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The volume provides both a survey and an analysis of the social and cultural history of Byzantine Jewry from its inception until the fifteenth century, within the wider context of the Byzantine world.
  

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Contents

Introduction
1
Part I Setting the Stage
15
Part II Cultural Encounters and Transmission of Knowledge
315
Part III Images
759

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About the author (2011)

Robert Bonfil is Professor of Jewish History at The Hebrew University, Jerusalem. His extensive publications on the history of Italian Jewry in Hebrew, Italian, French, and English have earned him an international reputation. Anthony Oldcorn is Professor of Italian Studies at Brown University.

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