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. vii Süsskind— Petachya the Traveler— The Jews of Italy and of the Byzantine Empire— Communities in Syria and Pales-tine— The Jews of Bagdad— Mosul— The Pseudo- Messiah, David Alroy— The Jews of India— Conversion to Judaism of Tartars— The Jews of Egypt . . . . . . . page 382 1171– 1205 C. E. CHAPTER XIV. MAIMUNI ( MAIMONIDES). Early years of Maimuni ( Maimonides)— His journey to Fez— Letter of Consolation of Maiimm ( father of Maimonides)— Maimuni and the Jewish Converts to Islam— The Maimun Family in Palestine and Egypt— Maimuni’s Commentary on the Mishna— Saladin and the Jews— Letter of Maimonides to Yemen— The Mishne- Torah of Maimuni— Controversies with reference to this Work— Joseph Ibn- Aknin— Maimuni as a Physician— Maimuni attacked by Samuel ben Ali— Maimuni and the Jews of Provence— The More Nebuchim and its im-portance— Death of Maimonides . . . . . . page 446 1171– 1205 C. E. CHAPTER XV. NEW POSITION OF THE JEWS IN CHRISTIAN LANDS AT THE BEGINNING OF THE THIRTEENTH CENTURY. Effects of the Death of Maimuni— Abraham Maimuni, the son of Maimuni— Hostility of the Papacy against the Jews— Pope Innocent III— The Albigenses— Emigration of Rabbis to Palestine— The Lateran Council and the Jewish Badges— Synod of Rabbis at Mayence— The Dominicans and the Rise of the Inquisition— King Jayme of Aragon and his Physician Benveniste— Stephen Langton and the Jews of England— Gregory IX and Louis IX of France— The Jews of Hungary . . . . . . . . . . . . page 494 1205– 1232 C. E.CHAPTER XVI. THE MAIMUNIST CONTROVERSY AND THE RISE OF THE KABBALA. The Opposition against Maimuni— Maimunists and anti- Maimunists— Meïr Abulafia— Samson of Sens— Solomon of Montpellier— Excommunication of the Maimunists— David Kimchi’s energetic Advocacy of Maimuni— Nachmani— His Character and Work— His Relations to Maimuni, Ibn- Ezra,   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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