S. D. GOITEIN. A Mediterranean Society: The Jewish Communities of the Arab World as Portrayed in the Documents of the Cairo Geniza, Vol. I: Economic. : A Mediterranean Society: The Jewish Communities of the Arab Foundations (Near Eastern Center, UCLA) (): S. D. Goitein. S. D. Goitein’s magisterial five-volume work on Jewish communities in the medieval Mediterranean world offers an unparalleled view of how people lived.
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Lassner has brought to vibrant and new life a great scholar’s yoitein. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Goitein was awarded honorary degrees from many universities.
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References to this book The Reflowering of Malaysian Islam: He was brought up with both secular and Talmudic education. About the Book This six-volume “portrait of a Mediterranean personality” is a composite portrait of the individuals who wrote the personal letters, contracts, and all other manuscript fragments that found their way into the Cairo Geniza. Slavery after Rome, — In he wrote a play called Pulcellina about the blood libel killings in Blois goitekn The result is an incomparably clear and immediate impression of how it was in the Mediterranean world of the tenth through the thirteenth century.
FromGoitein began his life’s work on the Cairo Socieyt documents. Volume I, subtitled Economic Foundationsgives an overview of the Mediterranean history, peoples, culture during the high middle ages; discusses the working class; the business world, and government’s role in commerce; and provides a complete description of travel and seafaring. A Osciety of the writings of Prof. Don’t already have an Oxford Academic account?
Goitein Limited preview – Lassner, in turn, medtierranean Goitein’s findings available to a wide audience and then moves on to raise a host of new and tantalizing questions about the Jews of the Geniza and the relationship of their community to the hegemonic Muslim society. Education and the Professional Class. In —23, Medterranean attended the universities of Frankfurt and Berlin and studied Islamic history under Josef Horovitz. A Mediterranean Society was awarded the Haskins Medal of the Medieval Society after publication of the first two volumes.
It is a rich, panoramic view of how people lived, traveled, worshiped, and conducted their economic and social affairs. The divisions are meditertanean but helpful because of the wealth of information. Don’t have an account? Reviews “One of the best comprehensive histories of a culture in this century.
Shelomo Dov Goitein
The divisions are arbitrary but helpful because of the wealth of information. Volume I, subtitled Economic Foundationsgives an overview of the Mfditerranean history, peoples, culture during the high middle ages; discusses the working class; the business world, and government’s role in commerce; and provides a complete description of travel and seafaring.
About the Author S. Goitein explored and interpreted these texts as no other scholar had. The first and second volumes describe the economic foundations of the society and the institutions and social w political structures that characterized the community.
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Most of sofiety fragments from the Geniza, a storeroom for discarded writings that could not be thrown away because they might contain the name of God, had been removed to Cambridge University Library and other libraries around the world.
During —23 he studied Arabic and Islam at the University of Frankfurt under the guidance of the famous scholar Josef Horovitzwhile continuing his Talmudic study with a private teacher. Books Digital Products Journals.
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My library Help Advanced Book Search. Goitein’s lengthy correspondence with the Nobel Prize-winning author S. The Jewish Communities of the Arab World as The greatest value of this outstanding contribution is in making the vast geniza data accessible, while providing contextualization.
You could not be signed in. When Goitein moved to Jerusalem, he and Agnon became close friends. Other editions – View all A Mediterranean Society: