The Jews in Sicily, Volume 6 (1458-1477)

The Jews in Sicily, Volume 6 (1458-1477)

by Shlomo Simonsohn
     
 

ISBN-10: 900414076X

ISBN-13: 9789004140769

Pub. Date: 09/16/2004

Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.

The sixth volume of Simonsohn's (emeritus Jewish history, Tel Aviv U.) series the Documentary History of the Jews in Italy, begins abruptly on page 3155 and with document number 3372. It includes additional bibliographic material, and subject and name indexes, but the introduction will appear in the final volume covering Jews on Sicily. These 19 years encompass events…  See more details below

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The sixth volume of Simonsohn's (emeritus Jewish history, Tel Aviv U.) series the Documentary History of the Jews in Italy, begins abruptly on page 3155 and with document number 3372. It includes additional bibliographic material, and subject and name indexes, but the introduction will appear in the final volume covering Jews on Sicily. These 19 years encompass events during the rule of King John, who continued the policies of his father Alphonso towards the Jews of the island, but during whose reign a distinct deterioration in the position of Jews is apparent. The Mendicant Orders had been inciting anti-Jewish sentiment for years, and riots broke out in various parts of Sicily during this time, the worst of them the massacre in Modica in 1474. The abundance of historical records in the archives of the Crown and of local authorities has required many to be summarized. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004140769
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
09/16/2004
Series:
Studia Post Biblica / The Jews in Sicily Series, #6
Pages:
724

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