Fustat on the Nile: The Jewish Elite in Medieval Egypt

Fustat on the Nile: The Jewish Elite in Medieval Egypt

by Bareket
     
 

The book discusses Jewish leadership in Egypt and Palestine during the eleventh century. The struggles for power between the leaders of the local communities and the traditional centers of Jewish authority, all brought to light by documents from the Cairo Geniza.See more details below

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The book discusses Jewish leadership in Egypt and Palestine during the eleventh century. The struggles for power between the leaders of the local communities and the traditional centers of Jewish authority, all brought to light by documents from the Cairo Geniza.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004114395
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
06/24/1999
Series:
Medieval Mediterranean Series, #24
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.00(d)

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