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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


70 CE–1492: How Many Jews Were There, and Where and how did they Live?

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/9780691144870.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter describes how many Jews there were, where they lived, and how they earned their living from the time of the destruction of the Second Temple to the mass expulsion of the Jews from the ... More


Neighbours but diverse: social change in north-west Iberia during the transition from the Mesolithic to the Neolithic (5500—4000 cal bc)

Pablo Arias

in Going Over: The Mesolithic-Neolithic Transition in North-West Europe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264140
eISBN:
9780191734489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264140.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter presents the available information on the late Mesolithic and the early Neolithic in north-west Iberia, and discusses its significance when attempting to understand the processes of ... More


Commentary

J. S. Richardson

in Appian: Wars of the Romans in Iberia

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856687198
eISBN:
9781800342880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856687198.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter includes the commentary on Appian's Wars of the Romans in Iberia or the Iberike. It mentions the Pyrenean range of mountains, which Appian used to provide a geographic and ethnographic ... More


The Visigoths: History of a Conquered People

Daniel G. König

in Arabic-Islamic Views of the Latin West: Tracing the Emergence of Medieval Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198737193
eISBN:
9780191800689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737193.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Chapter 5 analyses how Arabic-Islamic scholars approached the history of the Visigoths. Before the Muslim invasion, the Arabic-Islamic world had little knowledge of the Iberian Peninsula and its ... More


Colonial Relations and Social Change in Iberia (Seventh to Third Centuries BC)

Joan Sanmartí

in Colonial Encounters in Ancient Iberia: Phoenician, Greek, and Indigenous Relations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226148472
eISBN:
9780226148489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226148489.003.0002
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The word “Iberia” and the ethnonym “Iberes” were used by the ancient Greeks to designate a relatively vast region on the Mediterranean edge of the Iberian Peninsula that extended to the north of ... More


Greeks and the Iberian Peninsula: Forms of Exchange and Settlements

Pierre Rouillard

in Colonial Encounters in Ancient Iberia: Phoenician, Greek, and Indigenous Relations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226148472
eISBN:
9780226148489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226148489.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Within the Mediterranean region, the Iberian Peninsula is the only place where Phoenicians, Carthaginians, and Greeks interacted during the same time period and participated equally in the ... More


Tarshish and Tartessos Revisited: Textual Problems and Historical Implications

Carolina López-Ruiz

in Colonial Encounters in Ancient Iberia: Phoenician, Greek, and Indigenous Relations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226148472
eISBN:
9780226148489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226148489.003.0010
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Within the framework of a new discussion of Phoenician and Greek colonization in the Iberian Peninsula, the question of the possible identification of the protohistoric culture of Tartessos in the ... More


History of the Iberian Monarchies

Ram Ben-Shalom

in Medieval Jews and the Christian Past: Jewish Historical Consciousness in Spain and Southern France

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113904
eISBN:
9781800341036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113904.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines Jewish interest in the history of Spain and its kings—a preoccupation which intensified throughout the centuries. It shows how the kingdoms of the Iberian peninsula, Castile and ... More


Introduction

Sarah Stroumsa

in Andalus and Sefarad: On Philosophy and Its History in Islamic Spain

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691176437
eISBN:
9780691195452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691176437.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This introductory chapter provides a background of al-Andalus. Within the Islamic world, “al-Andalus” (Islamic Spain) constituted a distinct cultural unit with its own unique characteristics. The ... More


The Beginnings of Crypto-Islam in the Iberian Peninsula

in Muslims in Spain, 1500 to 1614

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226319636
eISBN:
9780226319650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226319650.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The first Muslims arrived in the Iberian Peninsula in 711; the mass expulsion of all Muslims was decreed and carried out in the period 1609–14, nine centuries later. In this great final displacement ... More


The Twelve Years’ Truce, 1609–1621

Jonathan I. Israel

in Dutch Primacy in World Trade, 1585–1740

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198211396
eISBN:
9780191678196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198211396.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Economic History

It may appear strange, even bizarre, at first glance to date a fundamental reshaping of the structure of the Dutch trading system, the onset of Phase Two (which corresponds to the duration of the ... More


Colonial Contacts and Protohistoric Indigenous Urbanism on the Mediterranean Coast of the Iberian Peninsula

Maria Carme Belarte

in Colonial Encounters in Ancient Iberia: Phoenician, Greek, and Indigenous Relations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226148472
eISBN:
9780226148489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226148489.003.0003
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

At the end of the eighth century BC, the indigenous populations of the Iberian Peninsula began a period characterized by contacts with other peoples of the Mediterranean. These colonial contacts took ... More


The Celts of Iberia

Bernhard Maier

in The Celts: A History from Earliest Times to the Present

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748616053
eISBN:
9780748672219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748616053.003.0006
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This article begins with a description of Celts in the Iberian peninsula, whom classical authors called ‘Celtiberians’. The Celtiberians were divided into numerous tribes, including the Belli, with ... More


The Iberian Peninsula: Land of Astral Magic

Michael A. Ryan

in A Kingdom of Stargazers: Astrology and Authority in the Late Medieval Crown of Aragon

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449840
eISBN:
9780801463150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449840.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter considers a larger medieval perception of the Iberian Peninsula: that to other medieval Europeans, Spain was a shadowy land of magic. A supposedly nefarious region no good Christian ... More


San Francisco and Postdam

Jill Edwards

in Anglo-American Relations and the Franco Question, 1945–1955

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198228714
eISBN:
9780191678813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228714.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The spring and summer of 1945 brought government changes on both sides of the Atlantic while at the same time the post-war settlement was thrashed out at international conferences. Franklin D. ... More


Iberia Reborn: Portugal through the Lens of Catalan and Galician Nationalism (1850–1950)

Xosé M. Núñez Seixas

in Iberian Modalities: A Relational Approach to the Study of Culture in the Iberian Peninsula

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318337
eISBN:
9781846317880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318337.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Portugal acquired particular relevance in the non-independentist projects of Iberian sub-state nationalisms seeking to assert their national cultures. Portugal would be the most effective ... More


Conclusion

Sarah Stroumsa

in Andalus and Sefarad: On Philosophy and Its History in Islamic Spain

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691176437
eISBN:
9780691195452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691176437.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This concluding chapter explains that the twelfth century represented the high watermark of philosophy in al-Andalus. Although the thirteenth century saw some remarkable manifestations of Neoplatonic ... More


Botanical and Archaeological Dimensions of the Colonial Encounter

Ramon Buxó

in Colonial Encounters in Ancient Iberia: Phoenician, Greek, and Indigenous Relations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226148472
eISBN:
9780226148489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226148489.003.0006
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The evolution of Iberian society cannot be understood without an emphasis on the encounter with colonial cultures, Phoenician and Greek, that established colonies along the Mediterranean zone of the ... More


Lumbermen and Shipwrights: Phoenicians on the Mediterranean Coast of Southern Spain

Brigitte Treumann

in Colonial Encounters in Ancient Iberia: Phoenician, Greek, and Indigenous Relations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226148472
eISBN:
9780226148489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226148489.003.0007
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the evidence and nature of interaction between indigenous peoples and Phoenicians and Greeks who colonized the Iberian Peninsula during the first millennium BC. It discusses the ... More


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