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Iberian Jewry from twilight to dawn : the world of Rabbi Abraham Saba

Author: Abraham Gross
Publisher: Leiden ; New York : E.J. Brill, 1995.
Series: Brill's series in Jewish studies, vol. 10.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Jews were expelled from Spain in 1492. Those surviving the ordeals they encountered tried to rebuild their personal lives and to reconstruct Sefardic religious and cultural traditions in North Africa and in the East. This volume tries to depict the world of one of the refugees who formed part of the cultural bridge between Spain and the new havens of the Sefardim. Rabbi Abraham Saba of Zamora was a preacher,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Biographies
Named Person: Abraham ben Jacob Saba; Abraham ben Jacob Saba; Abraham Saba; Abraham ben Jacob Saba
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Abraham Gross
ISBN: 9004100539 9789004100534
OCLC Number: 31206837
Description: viii, 201 pages ; 25 cm.
Series Title: Brill's series in Jewish studies, vol. 10.
Responsibility: by Abraham Gross.

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This volume depicts the world of a preacher, cabbalist, and biblical exegete who lived during the expulsions from Spain and Portugal. His literary works and thought are analyzed and put in their  Read more...

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'...an interesting [...] in-depth investigation into the thought processes and writings of one of the Sefardic exiles.'Norman Roth, The Jewish Quarterly Review, 1998.

 
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