First published in 2003, this is the first encyclopedic work to focus exclusively on medieval Jewish civilization, from the fall of the Roman Empire to about 1492. Based on the research of an international, multidisciplinary team of specialist contributors, the more than 150 alphabetically organized entries, written by scholars from around the world, include biographies, countries, events, social history, and religious concepts. The coverage is international, presenting people, culture, and events from various countries in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East.
Alphabetical List of Entries; Thematic List of Entries; Contributors; Note from the Publisher; Introduction; Abbreviations; A to Z Entries; Glossary; Index
The Routledge Encyclopedias of the Middle Ages comprises of sixteen comprehensive reference titles covering a range of regions and themes in the Medieval period.
First published between 1993 and 2006, the Encyclopedias provide complete and multidisciplinary guides to topics such as Women and Gender, Archaeology, Islamic and Jewish Civilization and Science, Technology and Medicine, as well as a number of regions including Italy, Scandinavia, France, England and the Middle East.
Written by leading experts in the field, these reference works will be valuable resources not only to students and scholars of the middle ages, but also those studying a number of humanities and social sciences. They are also accessible to general and introductory readers.