A Thousand Years of Jewish History
From the Days of Alexander the Great to the Moslem Conquest of Spain
This edition features
• a linked Table of Contents and Index
CONTENTS (abridged list)
Preface to revised edition
Themes for Discussion
Maps and Illustrations
BOOK I. JUDEA A VASSAL STATE.
Chapter I. Under Persian Sway.
Political Silence — Religious activity — The Bible Canon. Notes: Persian influence — Judaism as law — Bible books.
BOOK V. SHEM AND JAPHETH.
Chapter XXXVIII. Beginning of the Jewish Middle Ages.
In the Byzantine Empire — Laws of Justinian — Jews again involved in war — Rome's successors — Italy — The Popes — Slavery and trade.
Chapter XXXIX. In the Spanish Peninsula.
Gaul and the Franks — Vicissitudes in Spain.
Chapter XL. Arabia.
The land and the people — Arabian Jews — Jussef the Proselyte — Samuel the chivalrous.
Chapter XLI. Mohammed.
Chapter XLII. Islam and the Jews.
Christianity and Islam — The Koran or the Sword — The Spread of Islam — Fall of Visigothic Spain.
About the Author
Rev. Maurice H. Harris, A. M., Ph. D.
Author of "People of the Book."
"History of the Mediæval Jews"
"Modern Jewish History"
"Selected Addresses," etc.