History of the Jews, Vol. 3:...

A condensed reproduction of the first comprehensive attempt to write the history of the Jews as the history of a living people and from a Jewish point of view. The third volume covers the period from the revolt against the Zendik to the capture of St. Jean d'Acreby by the Mahometans.

CONTENTS. CHAPTER I. THE DECAY OF JUDÆA, AND THE JEWS IN DISPERSION. The Zendik Religion— King Kobad and Mazdak the Reformer— Revolt of the Jews— Mar- Zutra— Revival of the Schools— The Saburaïm— The Talmud committed to writing— Tolerance of Chosru II— The Christianization of Judæa— The Jews under Byzantine Rule— Justinian— Persecution of the Samaritans— Benjamin of Tiberias— Attack on Tyre— The Emperor Hera-clius . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 1 500– 628 C. E. CHAPTER II. THE JEWS IN EUROPE. Growth of the Jews in Europe— The Communities in Con-stantinople and Italy— Theodoric— Isidore of Seville— Pope Gregory I— The Jews of France— Ohilperic and Dagobert— Avitus— The Jews in Spain— Controversies between Jews and Christians. . . . . . . . . . . . . page 24 510– 640 C. E. CHAPTER III. THE JEWS OF THE ARABIAN PENINSULA. Happy condition of the Jews in Arabia— Traditions as to their original settlements— Yathrib and Chaibar— The Jewish- Ar-abic tribes— The Benu- Nadhir, the Benu- Kuraiza, and Benu- Bachdal— The Benu- Kainukaa— The Jews of Yemen— Their power and influence— Conversion of Arabian tribes to Juda-ism— Abu- Kariba, the first Jewish- Himyarite king— Zorah Dhu- Nowas— Samuel Ibn- Adija— Mahomet— His indebted-ness to Judaism— Mahomet’s early friendliness to the Jews and subsequent breach with them— His attacks on the Jew-ish tribes— The War of the Fosse— The position of the Jews under the Caliphs . . . . . . . . . . page 53 500– 662 C. E.  C h a p t e r Home  | T O C  | I n d e x For use on stand- alone, non- institutional computers only. To purchase Scholar PDF version with advanced functionality, go to www. publishersrow. com

History of the Jews, Vol. 3: From the Revolt against the Zendik (511 C.E.) to the Capture of St. Jean d'Acreby by the Mahometans (1291 C.E.)


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