Eli Ben Amram & his Companions: Jewish Leadership in the Eleventh-Century Mediterranean Basin

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Eli Ben Amrams correspondence, discovered in the Genizah of Cairo, consists of his communications with Jewish figures from Egypt, Palestine, Babylon and Spain. As the Fustat community leader during the second half of the eleventh century his writings reveal not only the political situation pertaining to the Mediterranean Basin at the time, but are unique with regard to how Jewish society fared and functioned. He was a determined writer in that he expressed himself well on many topics and wrote up his plans for his ...

Eli Ben Amram & his Companions: Jewish Leadership in the Eleventh-Century Mediterranean Basin 2017, Sussex Academic Press, Brighton

ISBN-13: 9781845198336

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