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Books Books 31 - 40 of about 48 related to A history of the Jewish community in Istanbul: the formative years, 1453 ....   

The Karaite Tradition of Arabic Bible Translation: A Linguistic and ...

Meʼirah Polyaḳ - Religion - 1997 - 338 pages
This manuscript-based comprehensive study of the Karaite methodology of Arabic Bible translation provides new information about the history and development of Karaite exegesis ...
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Fustat on the Nile: The Jewish Elite in Medieval Egypt

Elinoar Bareket - History - 1999 - 295 pages
The book discusses Jewish leadership in Egypt and Palestine during the eleventh century. The struggles for power between the leaders of the local communities and the ...
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From Iberia to Diaspora: Studies in Sephardic History and Culture

Yedida Kalfon Stillman, Norman A. Stillman - History - 1999 - 563 pages
This rich, interdisciplinary collection of articles offers fascinating new insights into the history and culture of Sephardic Jewry both in pre-Expulsion Iberia and throughout ...
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Communication in the Jewish Diaspora: The Pre-Modern World

Sophia Menache - Social Science - 1996 - 426 pages
Written by some of the most outstanding researchers in the field of Jewish history, this collection offers a rich and consistent picture of the main developments in ...
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The Jews in Umbria: 1484-1736

History - 1994 - 488 pages
Illustrates the political and socio-economic history of the Jewish community in Umbria from the second half of the thirteenth century, when Jewish settlement in the region ...
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Exame Das Tradições Phariseas

Uriel Da Costa - History - 1993 - 578 pages
The retrieval in 1990 of what is probably the sole surviving copy of Uriel da Costa's book, outlawed and burnt in 1624, is an almost miraculous boon for humanity. Da Costa's ...
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Menasseh Ben Israel and His World

Yôsēf Qaplan, Richard Henry Popkin, Henry Méchoulan - History - 1989 - 278 pages
This book, the results of a conference held in Israel in 1985, brings together many new perspectives on the significance of Menasseh ben Israel's ideas, and their relation to ...
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Printing the Talmud: A History of the Individual Treatises Printed from 1700 ...

Marvin J. Heller - History - 1999 - 390 pages
The first study on the subject, this is a bibliographical work on individual tractates published in the first half of the eighteenth-century, and the circumstances of their ...
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