Dona Gracia of the House of...

The noted historian Cecil Roth presents the first full-length biography of Dona Gracia in the English language. Banker, diplomat, philanthropist, defender of her people and promoter of its culture, she was revered by her sixteenth-century contemporaries and earned the highest esteem among Jewish historians in succeeding generations.

FACING PAGE12. Silver Doors of the Ark in the “ Italian” Synagogue of Ancona . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 146 13. A Turkish Jewish Merchant in Italy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147 Nicholas de Nicolay, Les navigations . . . et voyages faicts en la Turquie, Antwerp, 1577 14. Suleiman the Magnificent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 182 15. The Title Page of Saadia Lungo’s Book, Sefer Seder Zemanim. 183 Courtesy of the Library, Jewish Theological Seminary of America

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Front MatterSOME OTHER BOOKS BY THE SAME AUTHORTitle PageCopyright PageDedication PageTABLE OF CONTENTSLIST OF ILLUSTRATIONSPREFACEThe House of MendesADDITIONAL NOTE TO CHAPTER I. THE MENDES-NASI CONNECTIONAntwerpVeniceFerraraConstantinople“The Heart of Her People” “The Heart of Her People” “The Heart of Her People” “The Heart of Her People” “The Heart of Her PeoThe Ancona BoycottADDITIONAL NOTE TO CHAPTER VII. A DOCUMENT ON THE ANCONA BOYCOTTJourney's EndCHRONOLOGICAL TABLEBIBLIOGRAPHYNOTES
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