A Descriptive Catalogue of the Bension Collection of Sephardic Manuscripts and Texts

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University of Alberta, 1979 - Jews - 213 pages
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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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Contents

The cultural background as revealed in the
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Fez and Meknesseventeenth and eighteenth
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Sefrouseventeenth and eighteenth centuries
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The influence of Europe and the United States
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plates Mulay Rashid written in Fez in Meknes in 1728 concerning
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Descriptions of documents
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A Kabbalistic Messianic
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An early seventeenth century mentary on the Decalogue 163
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A letter to emissaries from the Hoshanot 171
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A letter from an emissary just the Kabbalistic work
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A legal document recording middle of verse 23 183
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A document signed by three
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Appendix
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lndex of cities
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lndex of scholarly works
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Page 212 - Neubauer, Catalogue of the Hebrew Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, I (Oxford, 1886), 114.

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