Item description for Travels Among Jews and Gentiles: Abraham Levie's Travelogue Amsterdam 1764 (Hebrew Language and Literature Series, 3) by Abraham Levie & Shlomo Berger...
On the 2nd of January 1719, seventeen year-old Abraham Levie launched his grand tour which lasted five years. In that time he visited Germany, Bohemia, Moravia, Austria and Italy; he stayed in Prague, Vienna, Venice and Rome. His travelogue includes descriptions of Jewish communities and their relationship with the surrounding Christian society. This book includes the original Yiddish text, a commentary on the language, history, culture and literature. The introduction comprises discussions on Abrahams biography, the nature of the manuscript, the travelogue in light of the literary genres and as a historical source and chronology.
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Studio: Brill Academic Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1" Width: 6.75" Height: 9.5" Weight: 1.55 lbs.
Release Date Nov 1, 2002
Publisher Brill Academic Publishers
ISBN 9004123881 ISBN13 9789004123885