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Educated Wandering Jews, 800–1250

Maristella Botticini and Zvi Eckstein

in The Chosen Few: How Education Shaped Jewish History, 70-1492

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144870
eISBN:
9781400842483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144870.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter shows that once the Jews became literate, urban, and engaged in skilled occupations, they began migrating within the vast territory under Muslim rule—stretching from the Iberian ... More


Bèjaïa: Introducing North Africa, Latin Europe and the Mediterranean

Allen James Fromherz

in The Near West: Medieval North Africa, Latin Europe and the Mediterranean in the Second Axial Age

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780748642946
eISBN:
9781474418850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642946.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter focuses on the city of Bèjaïa, the capital of the region of Kabylia, a province that has maintained a largely self-professed Berber, as opposed to Arab or French, identity. The ... More


Introduction

Catherine Casson, Mark Casson, John S. Lee, and Katie Phillips

in Compassionate Capitalism: Business and Community in Medieval England

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529209259
eISBN:
9781529209280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529209259.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter sets out the key research questions addressed in the book. These concern the role of English towns in the commercial revolution that was underway in the thirteenth century. There is a ... More


Introduction: North Africa and the Mediterranean Paradox

Allen James Fromherz

in The Near West: Medieval North Africa, Latin Europe and the Mediterranean in the Second Axial Age

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780748642946
eISBN:
9781474418850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642946.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This introductory chapter provides the background for the story of interaction between Berbers, Arabs, Latins, Muslims, Christians, and Jews in North Africa and Latin Europe and across the Western ... More


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