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The Jews in Sicily, Vol. 8: 1490-1497 (Studia Post-Biblica) [Hardcover]

By Shlomo Simonsohn (Editor)
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This volume in the series Documentary History of the Jews in Italy illustrates the history of the Jews in Sicily from 1490 to 1497. It is the sequel to the first seven volumes and covers the events during the rule of the Catholic Kings Ferdinand and Isabella, following the unification of Spain. They cover the last years leading up to the expulsion, the expulsion itself, and a few events in its aftermath. A further deterioration in the position of the Jews took place in those last years of their presence on Sicily. Numerically the Jewish community on the island reached its zenith, accompanied by economic prosperity. Nearly a thousand documents, many of them published here for the first time, record the fortunes of the Jews. Again, much new information has come to light, and many facets of Jewish life in Sicily have been uncovered. The abundance of historical records in the archives of the Crown and of local authorities again compares favorably with the relative scarcity of surviving documentation in earlier centuries. Therefore, many documents had to be reported in summary form. The volume is provided with additional bibliography and indexes, while the introduction will appear at the end of the series.

This is the last volume of the The Jews in Sicily based mainly on governmental sources, to be followed by additional volumes containing records culled from notarial deeds.

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Studio: Brill Academic Publishers
Pages   684
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 2" Width: 6.5" Height: 9.5"
Weight:   3.06 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   May 1, 2006
Publisher   Brill Academic Publishers
ISBN  9004152830  
ISBN13  9789004152830  

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More About Shlomo Simonsohn

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Shlomo Simonsohn is Professor Emeritus of Jewish History at Tel Aviv University. He is a former rector of the university and former chairman of the Rectors and Presidents Conference of Israel. He has published extensively on the history of the Jews in Italy, the Papal See and the Jews, and cognate subjects.

Shlomo Simonsohn was born in 1923.

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