Don Isaac Abravanel: Statesman and...

The story of an extraordinary personality in the history of the Jewish people. Abravanel symbolizes a life of a true son of G-d`s chosen people.

D O N I S A A C A B R A V A N E L S T AT E S M A N & P H I L O S O P H E R

Don Isaac Abravanel: Statesman and Philosopher


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Front MatterTitle PageCopyright PageDedication PageFrom the Preface to the First EditionPreface to the Second EditionContentsPART ONE: FINANCIER & STATESMANPORTUGAL: HAPPY HAVENFamilyChildhoodStudies and Early Literary EffortsIn the Service of the KingFall and EscapeSPAIN: LAND OF PERSECUTIONOn the Portuguese BorderThe “Catholic Kings”Advancement at CourtThe Great CrisisNAPLES: SCENE OF TROUBLEOn Italy's ThresholdA Neapolitan CourtierIn Sicilian ExileA Visit to CorfuMonopoli: Shelter in the StormVENICE: THE LAST REFUGENew Rise to ProminenceThe Final EffortsSummaryPART TWO: COMMENTATOR & PHILOSOPHERWORLD OUTLOOKRevelationCreationThe UniverseMan and the UniverseConclusionsVIEW OF HISTORYThe PrinciplesThe CourseThe CharacteristicsPOLITICAL CONCEPTSFundamental ProblemsThe Ideal ConstitutionThe Venetian PrototypeMonarchismThe Political TraditionOn the Divine Rights of KingsTheocracy Is the AnswerMESSIANISMThe ProblemThe MethodThe DateThe RevolutionSavonarolaEpilogueAPPENDICES , NOTES & INDEXAPPENDICESA. THE NAME “ABRAVANEL”B . ABRAVANEL'S ATTITUDE TOWARD THE REVOLT AGAINST JOAO IINOTES TO PART ONENOTES TO PART TWOBIBLIOGRAPHYINDEX
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