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. v CHAPTER VII. THE GOLDEN AGE OF JEWISH SCIENCE: SAADIAH AND CHASDAÏ. Judaism in the Tenth Century— Saadiah, the Founder of Re-ligious Philosophy— Translation of the Bible into Arabic— Saadiah opposes Karaism— The Karaite Solomon ben Yeru-cham— Saadiah and the School at Sora— Saadiah retires from Sora— His Literary Activity— Extinction of the Exilarchate— Sahal and other Karaite writers— Jews in Spain— The School at Cordova— Dunash ben Tamim— Chasdai— His services to Judaism— Menachem ben Saruk— Chasdaï and the King of the Chazars . . . . . . . . . . . . page 187 928– 970 C. E. CHAPTER VIII. THE RISE OF JEWISH- SPANISH CULTURE, AND THE DECAY OF THE GAONATE. The Gaon Sherira and his son Haï— Sherira’s Historical Let-ter— The Jewish Congregations in Spain— Jewish Culture in Andalusia— The Disciples of Menachem and Dunash— Je-huda Chayuj— Contest between Chanoch and Ibn- Abitur— Jacob Ibn- Jau— The Jews of France— Nathan the Babyloni-an and Leontin— The Jews of Germany— Gershom and his Ordinances— The Emperor Henry II— The Caliph Hakem— The Jewish Communities of Northern Africa— Chananel, the Son of Chushiel, and Nissim bar Jacob Ibn- Shahin— The Jerusalem Talmud— Haï Gaon— His Character and Impor-tance— Samuel bar Chofni— Chiskiya, the Last Gaon— Sam-uel Ibn- Nagrela— Jonah Ibn- Janach . . . . . page 231 970– 1050 C. E. CHAPTER IX. IBN- GEBIROL AND HIS EPOCH. Solomon Ibn- Gebirol— His early life— His poems— The states-man Yekutiel Ibn- Hassan befriends him— Murder of Yeku-tiel— Bachya Ibn- Pakuda and his moral philosophy— The Biblical critic Yizchaki ben Yasus— Joseph ben Chasdai, the Poet— Death of Samuel Ibn- Nagrela— Character of his son Joseph and his tragic fate— Death of Ibn- Gebirol— The French and German communities— Alfassi— Life and works of Rashi— Jewish scholars in Spain— King Alfonso, page 265 1027– 1070 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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Volume 3 FROM THE REVOLT AGAINST THE ZENDIK (511 C. E.) TO THE CAPTURE OF ST. JEAN D'ACRE BY THE MAHOMETANS (1291 C. E.)Title PageCopyright PageContentsINDEX
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