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Books Books 21 - 30 of about 48 related to A history of the Jewish community in Istanbul: the formative years, 1453 ....   

The Jews in Umbria: 1435-1484

History - 1993 - 518 pages
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Ascetic Hasidism in Jerusalem: The Guardian-Of-The-Faithful Community of Mea ...

DaniŽl Meijers - Religion - 1992 - 142 pages
An anthropologist's view on Hasidic life in Mea Shearim, Jerusalem. Unlike most studies, this focuses on daily life in an isolated, ascetic community. Not only does the author ...
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Jews in Another Environment: Surinam in the Second Half of the Eighteenth ...

Robert Cohen - History - 1991 - 350 pages
The book analyzes the process of adaptation of Jews to the Surinamese environment in the second half of the eighteenth century. The analysis covers the aspects of migration ...
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History and Historical Writing in Ancient Israel: Studies in Biblical ...

Tomoo Ishida - History - 1999 - 219 pages
In how far do the traditions in historical writing reflect "history in the Hebrew Bible"? This momentarily hot-debated question is the central issue of the current volume, in ...
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Trading Nations: Jews and Venetians in the Early Modern Eastern Mediterranean

Benjamin Arbel - History - 1995 - 237 pages
The unfolding of this relationship reveals new perspectives on the history of sixteenth-century Venice, on the social and economic history of the Jews, and on the history of ...
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The Jews of Yemen in the Nineteenth Century: A Portrait of a Messianic Community

B. Z. Eraqi Klorman - Religion - 1993 - 209 pages
Discusses messianism in nineteenth-century Yemen as a social and cultural phenomenon and traces the early roots of both Jewish and Muslim messianism in Yemen from the twelfth ...
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The Jews in Sicily: 383-1300

Šelomō Simonsohn - History - 1997 - 598 pages
This volume in the series Documentary History of the Jews in Italy illustrates the history of the Jews in Sicily from 1478 to 1489. It is the sequel to the first six volumes ...
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Agnon's Art of Indirection: Uncovering Latent Content in the Fiction of S.Y ...

Nitza Ben-Dov - Religion - 1993 - 167 pages
This study demonstrates how Agnon combined traditional Hebrew lore, modern literary devices and, especially, highly crafted dream-sequences revealing subconscious motivations ...
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Sceptics, Millenarians, and Jews

David S. Katz, Jonathan Irvine Israel - History - 1990 - 293 pages
One of the main consequences of recent work in early modern intellectual and religious history has been a discrediting of the notion of a sudden and dramatic transition to the ...
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