A Descriptive Catalogue of the Bension Collection of Sephardic Manuscripts and Texts
This catalogue describes in precis form the contents of a magnificent collection of Sephardic manuscripts and texts that resides in the University of Alberta Library. The book also provides an excellent introduction to the Sephardic Jews who lived in North Africa after their expulsion from Spain in 1492.
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The cultural background as revealed in the
Fez and Meknesseventeenth and eighteenth
Sefrouseventeenth and eighteenth centuries
The influence of Europe and the United States
plates Mulay Rashid written in Fez in Meknes in 1728 concerning
Descriptions of documents
A Kabbalistic Messianic
An early seventeenth century mentary on the Decalogue 163
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