Item description for The Jews of Yemen: Studies in Their History and Culture (Etudes Sur Le Judaisme Medieval) by Joseph Tobi...
The history of the Jews of Yemen began a long time before the advent in 622 AD of Islam. Their political and social highpoint came during the last generations of the Judaized Yemenite Kingdom of Himyar (c. 400-525). This text contains 16 studies, ecompassing various aspects of Jewish existence in Yemen as a "dhimmi" (protected) religious minority under Islam: history, social and cultural relations with the Muslim environment, culture, literature and language.
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Studio: Brill Academic Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.6" Width: 6.3" Height: 1" Weight: 1.5 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 1999
Publisher Brill Academic Publishers
ISBN 9004112650 ISBN13 9789004112650