Professor Goitein devoted the last thirty years of his long and productive life to their A Mediterranean Society: The Jewish Communities of the Arab World as. Shelomo Dov Goitein. University of California A Mediterranean Society: An Abridgment in One Volume · S. D. Goitein QR code for A Mediterranean Society. 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.
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In the yearGoitein fulfilled his lifelong dream and immigrated together with Gershom Scholem sailing to Palestinewhere he stayed for thirty-four years. The divisions are arbitrary but helpful because of the wealth of information. If you originally registered with a username please use that to sign in. The Draining of the Fens: The papers were mostly written in Judeo-Arabic characters.
Mediterranaen articles in Google Scholar. This six-volume “portrait of a Mediterranean personality” is a composite portrait of the individuals who wrote the personal letters, contracts, and all other manuscript fragments that found their way into the Cairo Geniza.
In he moved to the United States where he felt more able to remain focused on his studies. Goitein University of California Press- History – pages 0 Reviews This six-volume “portrait of a Mediterranean personality” is a composite portrait of the individuals who wrote the personal letters, contracts, and all other manuscript fragments that found their way into the Cairo Geniza.
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Don’t have an account? In Jerusalem, he married Theresa Gottlieb —a eurhythmics teacher who composed songs and plays for children. In goiein, he served as a senior education officer in Mandatory Palestine, responsible for Jewish and Arab Schools, and published books on methods of teaching the Bible and Hebrew.
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It is a rich, panoramic view of how people lived, traveled, worshiped, and conducted their economic and social affairs. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford.
They had three children, Ayala, Ofra, and Elon. Article PDF goiten page preview. Views Read Edit View history.
Shelomo Dov Goitein
Reviews “One of the best comprehensive histories of a culture in this century. Selected pages Title Page.
References to this book The Reflowering of Malaysian Islam: Lassner, in turn, makes Goitein’s findings available to a wide audience and then moves on to raise a host of new and tantalizing questions about the Jews of the Geniza and the relationship of their community to the hegemonic Muslim society.
He received research awards from GuggenheimHarveyand the MacArthur lifetime fellowship In his father died and the family moved to Frankfurt am Mainwhere he finished high school and university. The documents included many letters from Jewish traders en route from Tunisia and Egypt to Yemen and ultimately to India.
My library Help Advanced Book Search. Retrieved from ” https: This six-volume “portrait of a Mediterranean skciety is a composite portrait of the individuals who wrote the personal letters, contracts, and all other manuscript fragments that found their way into the Cairo Geniza. Goiteinscholar, administrator, professor, and author of or more books and articles in Hebrew and English, worked at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton until his death.
The result is an incomparably clear and immediate impression of how it was in the Mediterranean world of the tenth through the thirteenth century. Other editions – View all A Mediterranean Society: Receive exclusive offers and goutein from Oxford Academic. Sign in via your Institution Sign in. It includes among other articles an introduction by Richard Ettinghausen, as well as Goiteins own mdditerranean Two editions of his bibliographies are available: University of California Press- History – pages.
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Goitein explored and interpreted these texts as no other scholar had. Citing articles via Google Scholar. 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.