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.

CONTENTSIntroduction David J. Wasserstein vii 1 The Conquest of Spain 3 2 The First Omayyads 43 3 Chaos in Moslem Spain 85 4 Religious Life in the Ninth Century 118 5 Hasdai Ibn Shapr; t 135 6 The Efflorescence of Jewish Culture 228 7 Earning a Livelihood 264 8 The Communities of Spain during the Era of the Omayyads 291 9 Toward the End of the Tenth Century 355 Abbreviations 403 Sources 405   Notes 407 Index 457  C h a p t e r Home  | T O C  | I n d e x

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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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