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Author Shterenshis, Michael, 1962-

Title Tamerlane and the Jews / Michael Shterenshis
Published London ; New York : RoutledgeCurzon, 2002


Description 1 online resource (193 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Part I. Historical background -- part II. The Jews and the mighty Muslim ruler
Summary This book provides a general introduction to the history of Jewish life in 14th century Asia at the time of the conqueror Tamerlane (Timur). The author defines who are the Central Asian Jews, and describes the attitudes towards the Jews, and the historical consequences of this relationship with Tamerlane. Left alone to live within a stable empire, the Jews prospered under Tamerlane. In founding an empire, Tamerlane had delivered Central Asia from the last Mongols, and brought the nations of Transoxonia within the orbit of Persian civilisation. The Central Asian Jews accepted this spirit and pr
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 149-160) and index
Notes English
Print version record
SUBJECT Timur, 1336-1405 -- Relations with Jews
Timur, 1336-1405. fast (OCoLC)fst00004660
Subject Jews -- Asia, Central -- History
Ethnic relations.
Relations with Jews.
SUBJECT Asia, Central -- Ethnic relations
Subject Central Asia.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781315029566