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Routledge Revivals: Medieval Jewish Civilization (2003)

An Encyclopedia, 1st Edition

Edited by Norman Roth


726 pages

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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.

Table of Contents

Alphabetical List of Entries; Thematic List of Entries; Contributors; Note from the Publisher; Introduction; Abbreviations; A to Z Entries; Glossary; Index

About the Editor

Norman Roth was born in Denver, Colo. in 1938; graduated from University of Denver, followed by several years of study in Israel. He received his Ph.D. from Cornell University and from 1976 to 1997 was professor of Jewish history and studies at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. He is now professor emeritus.

About the Series

Routledge Revivals: Routledge Encyclopedias of the Middle Ages

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.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / General
HISTORY / Africa / North
HISTORY / Europe / General
HISTORY / Jewish
HISTORY / Middle East / General
HISTORY / Medieval
RELIGION / Judaism / History