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eBook The Jews of the Kingdom of Valencia. Hispania Judaica, v. 9
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Publisher:  Varda Books
Published:  2009
Language:  English
Pages:   725


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About the Book -- The Jews of the Kingdom of Valencia. Hispania Judaica, v. 9



About the Book

Contents

New Page 8

PREFACE 9

Abbreviations 12

Chapter One Historical Evolution of Valencian Jewry 13

Chapter Two Jewish Society and its Segregation in Valencia 21

   The Assaults on the Jewish Quarters of the Kingdom in 1391 21

   Demographic Aspects of Valencian Jewry 66

   The aljama: Axis of the Internal Organization 80

   Marriage and Death 92

   The Jewish Families 101

   Religion as a Cementing Factor 106

   The Jewish Quarters. Meat and Clothing of the Jews 120

   The Jews and the Royal Authority 136

   Jews, Christians and Muslims: Three Closely Connected Social Groups 161

   Crime in Jewish Society 172

Chapter Three The Activities of the Jews 183

   Moneylending 184

   Commercial Activities 193

   Jewish Craftsmen 218

   Liberal Professions 224

   Censales and Violarios 225

   Jewish Property 229

Chapter Four Jewish Quarters in the Kingdom of Valencia 239

Chapter Five The Expulsion of the Jews 279

   The Expulsion in Different Jewish Communities 280

   The Embarkation of the Jews 286

   Taxes and Demography 297

BIBLIOGRAPHY 300

LIST OF T H E JEWS OF VALENCIA IN THE XVth CENTURY 308

DOCUMENTS 323

INDICES 703

   Persons 703

   Places 714

   Subjects 719



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