The Jews of Moslem Spain, Vol.

This is the first volume of a monumental survey of the Jewish community in Spain under Moslem rule. (See second and third volumes here). It offers the reader access to a difficult subject. The period is recreated in a narrative that flows with life and vitality...unmatched for scholarship and readability.

Copyright © 2004 by VARDA BOOKS Volume 1, English translation copyright © 1973 by THE JEWISH PUBLICATION SOCIETY OF AMERICA Introduction © 1992 by THE JEWISH PUBLICATION SOCIETY Cover illustration © Dr. D. Romano and Dr. J. Vernet First paperback edition, 1992 All rights reserved Manufactured in the United States of America Originally published in Hebrew by Kiryat Sepher Ltd., Jerusalem Maps by design karta, jerusalem This ebook has been published with permission of The Jewish Publication Society ( Philadelphia). The printed book, which served as a basis for this book is catalogued by the Library of Congress thus: Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data Ashtor, Eliyahu, 1914– 1984 The Jews of Moslem Spain. Translation of Korot ha- Yehudim bi- Sefarad ha- Muslemit. Includes bibliographies and indexes. 1. Jews— Spain— History. 2. Spain— Ethnic relations. I. Title. DS135. S7A8313 1984 946’. 004924 73– 14081 Volume 1, ISBN 0– 8276– 0427– 0 Volume 2/ 3, ISBN 0– 8276– 0428– 9 Two- volume set, ISBN 0– 8276– 0432– 7 Designed by Sol Calvin Cohen The translation of this book into English was made possible through a grant from THE ADOLF AMRAM FUND New ISBN 1- 59045- 011- 6 Scholar PDF v. 1.1 No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopy, recording, or any information storage retrieval system, except for brief passages in connection with a critical review, without permission in writing from the publisher: Varda Books, 9001 Keating Avenue, Skokie, Illinois, USA Prepared as an ebook by Varda Graphics, Inc.

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FRONT MATTERTITLE PAGECOPYRIGHT PAGECONTENTSLIST OF MAPSINTRODUCTIONFURTHER READINGThe Jews of Moslem SpainVOLUME 11 THE CONQUEST OF SPAIN2 THE FIRST OMAYYADS3 CHAOS IN MOSLEM SPAIN4 RELIGIOUS LIFE IN THE NINTH CENTURY5 HASDAI IBN SHAPRUT6 THE EFFLORESCENCE OF JEWISH CULTURE7 EARNING A LIVELIHOOD8 THE COMMUNITIES OF SPAIN DURING THE ERA OF THE OMAYYADS9 TOWARD THE END OF THE TENTH CENTURYABBREVIATIONSSOURCES1. IN HEBREW2. IN ARABIC3. OTHERNOTESINDEX OF PERSONS AND PLACES
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