History of the Jews, Vol. 4:...

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 fourth volume covers the period from the rise of the Kabbala to the permanent settlement of the Marranos in Holland.

viii CONTENTS. José Vecinho— The Jewish Travelers, Abraham de Beya and Joseph Zapateiro— Outbreak of the Plague among the Span-ish Jews in Portugal— Sufferings of the Portuguese Exiles— Judah Chayyat and his Fellow- Sufferers— Cruelty of João II— Kindly Treatment by Manoel changed into Cruelty on his Marriage— Forcible Baptism of Jewish Children— Levi ben Chabib and Isaac Caro— Pope Alexander VI— Manoel’s Ef-forts on Behalf of the Portuguese Marranos— Death of Simon Maimi and Abraham Saba. . . . . . . . page 357. 1492– 1498 C. E. CHAPTER XIII. RESULTS OF THE EXPULSION OF THE JEWS FROM SPAIN AND PORTUGAL. GENERAL VIEW. Widespread Consequences of the Expulsion— The Exiles— Fate of the Abrabanel Family— Leon Medigo— Isaac Akrish— The Pre- eminence of Jews of Spanish Origin— The North- African States: Samuel Alvalensi, Jacob Berab, Simon Duran II— The Jews of Algiers, Tripoli and Tunis— Abraham Zacuto and Moses Alashkar— Egypt: Isaac Shalal, David Ibn- Abi Zim-ra— The Jews of Cairo— Selim I— Cessation of the Office of Nagid— Jerusalem— Obadyah di Bertinoro— Safet and Joseph Saragossi— The Jews of Turkey— Constantinople— Elias Mizrachi: the Karaites— The Communities of Saloni-ca and Adrianople— The Jews of Greece— Elias Kapsali— The Jews of Italy and the Popes: Bonet de Lates— The Ghetto in Venice— Samuel Abrabanel and Benvenida Abra-banela— Abraham Farissol— The Jews of Germany and their Sorrows— Expulsion of the Jews from Various Towns— The Jews of Bohemia— Jacob Polak and his School— The Jews of Poland . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 382. 1496– 1525 C. E.CHAPTER XIV. REUCHLIN AND THE TALMUD. Antecedents of the Convert John Pfefferkorn— Pfefferkorn and the Dominicans of Cologne— Hoogstraten, Ortuinus Gratius and Arnold of Tongern— Victor von Karben— Attacks on the Talmud and Confiscation of Copies in Frankfort— Reuchlin’s Hebrew and Kabbalistic Studies— The Controversy concern-ing the Talmud— Activity on both Sides— Public Excite-   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. 4: From the Rise of the Kabbala (1270 C.E.) to the Permanent Settlement of the Marranos in Holland (1618 C.E.)


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