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Author Bonfil, Robert

Title History and folklore in a medieval Jewish chronicle : the family chronicle of Aḥima'az ben Paltiel / by Robert Bonfil
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009


Description 1 online resource (xvii, 402 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps
Series Studies in Jewish history and culture, 1568-5004 ; v. 22
Studies in Jewish history and culture ; v. 22
Contents The text and its context -- Historical setting and narrative structure -- Frameworks of communal life and images of leadership -- Family -- Jews and Christians: magic, sorcery, everyday life, and popular piety
Summary In this book Robert Bonfil provides a detailed historical introduction and new English translation of the family chronicle of Ahima'az, one of the most important sources of medieval Jewish life in Western Europe composed in Capua, Italy in 1054
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Ahimaaz ben Paltiel, 1017-approximately 1060. Sefer Yuḥasin.
Jews -- Italy -- History -- To 1500
Jews -- Genealogy.
REFERENCE -- Genealogy & Heraldry.
Ethnic relations
Italy -- Ethnic relations
Genre/Form Family histories
Family histories.
Histoires familiales.
Form Electronic book
Author Ahimaaz ben Paltiel, 1017-approximately 1060. Sefer Yuḥasin. English & Hebrew
ISBN 9789047427315