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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BurgkunstadtBavariaGermany. You do not currently have goitwin to this article. Teacher, administrator, and prolific writer, he was a preeminent scholar in the areas of Jewish-Arab relations and Islamic culture.
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Berkeley and Los Angeles: The author refers throughout to other passages in his monumental work that amplify what is discussed in any particular section. Education and the Professional Class. 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.
Goitein was awarded honorary degrees from many universities.
Professor Goitein devoted the last thirty years of his long and productive life to their study, deciphering goiteim language of the documents and organizing what meediterranean called a “marvelous treasure trove of manuscripts” into a coherent, fascinating picture of the society that created them. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. About the Book S. The divisions are arbitrary but helpful because of the wealth of information. He received research awards from GuggenheimHarveyand the MacArthur lifetime fellowship A Dates and Names.
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The Reflowering of Malaysian Islam: Purchase Subscription prices and ordering Short-term Access To purchase mediterraneaj term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above. Sign In Forgot password? Goitein Limited preview – About the Author S. The result is an incomparably clear and immediate impression of how it was in the Mediterranean world of the tenth through the thirteenth century. References to this book The Reflowering of Malaysian Islam: PhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUSA.
Selected pages Title Page. In the yearGoitein fulfilled his lifelong dream and immigrated together with Gershom Scholem sailing to Palestinewhere he stayed for thirty-four years.
Shelomo Dov Goitein
Goitein’s lengthy correspondence with the Nobel Prize-winning author S. Goitein sailing scholar sell sent ships Sicily silk silver sold Spain suftaja Syria textiles tion town trade Tripoli Tunisia wakil writing written. To understand the value of this distillation, we need to picture the remarkable, all-but-impenetrable cache of unique letters and mfditerranean found by accident in a genizaor repository of sacred writings, in Old Cairo. In his father died and the family moved to Frankfurt am Mainwhere he finished high school and university.
Professor Goitein devoted the last thirty years of his long and productive life to their study, deciphering the language of the documents and organizing what he called a “marvelous treasure trove of manuscripts” into a coherent, fascinating picture of the society that created them. This article is also available for rental through DeepDyve.
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 meditrrranean travel and seafaring. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.
The greatest value of this outstanding contribution is in making the vast geniza data accessible, while providing contextualization. Lassner has brought to vibrant and new life a great scholar’s masterpiece. Essential reading for anyone studying Arab Jews in the classical period. The first and second volumes describe the economic foundations of the society and the institutions and social and political structures that characterized the community.