Religion: Jewish Studies

  • Music and its Virtues in Islamic and Judaic Writings book cover

    Music and its Virtues in Islamic and Judaic Writings

    1st Edition

    By Amnon Shiloah

    A fascinating aspect of the study of music in medieval Islamic and Judaic writings is the broad and interdisciplinary nature of the works and treatises in which it is covered. In addition, such works verbalize an art that was transmitted orally and took shape spontaneously, typically with…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
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    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Popes, Church, and Jews in the Middle Ages: Confrontation and Response book cover

    Popes, Church, and Jews in the Middle Ages

    Confrontation and Response, 1st Edition

    By Kenneth Stow

    The theme uniting the essays reprinted here is the attitude of the medieval Church, and in particular the papacy, toward the Jewish population of Western Europe. Papal consistency, sometimes sorely tried, in observing the canons and the principles announced by St Paul - that Jews were to be a…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
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    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Studies on the Jews of Venice, 1382–1797 book cover

    Studies on the Jews of Venice, 1382–1797

    1st Edition

    By Benjamin Ravid

    The Jewish community of early modern Venice was perhaps the leading Jewish community of its time. It emerged as a response to the desire of the Venetian government to make credit readily available and, toward the end of the 16th century, it greatly expanded as Venice, faced with a serious decline…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
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  • Jewish Culture and Society in Medieval France and Germany book cover

    Jewish Culture and Society in Medieval France and Germany

    1st Edition

    By Ivan G. Marcus

    These studies explore the history of the Jewish minority of Ashkenaz (northern France and the German Empire) during the High Middle Ages. Although the Jews in medieval Europe are usually thought to have been isolated from the Christian majority, they actually were part of a 'Jewish-Christian…

    Hardback – 2014-10-01
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  • Studies on Ottoman Palestine book cover

    Studies on Ottoman Palestine

    1st Edition

    By Amnon Cohen

    The studies brought together here are based on Amnon Cohen's many years of research in the archives of the Shari'a courts in Jerusalem, as well as archives in Ankara and Istanbul, London and Paris, complemented and enhanced by travellers' reports, diplomatic correspondence, and Arab chronicles of…

    Hardback – 2011-06-28
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  • Cultural Change Among the Jews of Early Modern Italy book cover

    Cultural Change Among the Jews of Early Modern Italy

    1st Edition

    By Robert Bonfil

    The articles collected in this volume display Robert Bonfil's pioneering reappraisal of the economic and socio-cultural history of the Jews of Italy during the Renaissance and the early modern period, focusing on their encounter with and incorporation into the Italian society that surrounded them.…

    Hardback – 2010-05-28
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    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Science in the Medieval Hebrew and Arabic Traditions book cover

    Science in the Medieval Hebrew and Arabic Traditions

    1st Edition

    By Gad Freudenthal

    Two major themes run through these studies by Gad Freudenthal: science and philosophy in the medieval Hebrew tradition; and the repercussions of Greek theories of matter in the medieval Arabic and Hebrew scientific traditions. The opening essays offer a sociologically-informed picture of the…

    Hardback – 2005-02-21
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    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Related Worlds - Studies in Jewish and Arab Ancient and Early Medieval History book cover

    Related Worlds - Studies in Jewish and Arab Ancient and Early Medieval History

    1st Edition

    By Moshe Gil

    An element common to all the articles collected here is the attempt to make parallel use of sources from different cultures - Biblical and Talmudic Hebrew, Greek and Latin, Arabic and Judaeo-Arabic - comparing these different but complementary sources in the investigation of topics in Jewish and…

    Hardback – 2004-12-23
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  • Peasants and Jews in Medieval Germany: Studies in Cultural, Social and Economic History book cover

    Peasants and Jews in Medieval Germany

    Studies in Cultural, Social and Economic History, 1st Edition

    By Michael Toch

    The studies collected here centre on the social and economic life of medieval Germany, within a broader European context. The first three articles engage the day-to-day workings of rural society: literature, verbal attack and the language of mediated settlement of conflicts lead to a nuanced view…

    Hardback – 2003-06-06
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  • Ideology and Royal Power in Medieval France: Kingship, Crusades and the Jews book cover

    Ideology and Royal Power in Medieval France

    Kingship, Crusades and the Jews, 1st Edition

    By William Chester Jordan

    Ideology and Royal Power is a collection of essays describing and assessing the ways in which royal publicists in medieval France conceived the authority of the crown, especially with regard to protecting and defending its Christian subjects from their alleged enemies at home and abroad--corrupt…

    Hardback – 2001-03-26
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  • The Jews in the Roman Empire: Legal Problems, from Herod to Justinian book cover

    The Jews in the Roman Empire

    Legal Problems, from Herod to Justinian, 1st Edition

    By Alfredo Mordechai Rabello

    The focus of this book is on the legal status of the Jews within the Roman Empire and the changes that it underwent when the empire became Christian. Conflicts between Roman and Jewish jurisdiction form an important theme, while particular studies deal with questions of conversion, the observance…

    Hardback – 2000-06-16
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    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Jews and Arabs in Pre- and Early Islamic Arabia book cover

    Jews and Arabs in Pre- and Early Islamic Arabia

    1st Edition

    By Michael Lecker

    Most of the articles in this volume belong to what can be described as the preparatory work which is prerequisite to the study of pre- and early Islamic history. Lecker’s interests include tribal Arabia (including tribes in the Yemen and Hadramawt), the history of the Arabian Jews, the biography of…

    Hardback – 1998-12-21
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