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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. : A Mediterranean Society: The Jewish Communities of the Arab Foundations (Near Eastern Center, UCLA) (): S. D. Goitein. S. D. Goitein’s magisterial five-volume work on Jewish communities in the medieval Mediterranean world offers an unparalleled view of how people lived.

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It is a rich, panoramic view of how people lived, traveled, worshiped, and conducted their economic and social affairs.

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Professor Goitein devoted the last thirty years of his long and productive life to their study, mwditerranean the language of the documents and organizing what he called a “marvelous treasure trove of manuscripts” into a coherent, fascinating picture of the society that created them.

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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. Living under Muslim rule, the Jews became increasingly urbanized and played a significant part in an expanding world economy.

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Meditegranean volumes received the National Jewish Book Award.

References to this book The Reflowering of Malaysian Islam: Other editions – View all A Mediterranean Meriterranean Goitein’s masterpiece is now abridged and reworked by Jacob Lassner in a single volume that captures the essential narratives and contexts of the original. Goitein mediterranewn and interpreted these texts as no other scholar had.

FromGoitein began his life’s work on the Cairo Geniza documents. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.

Shelomo Dov Goitein

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. University of California Pr Amazon. During —23 he studied Arabic and Islam mediferranean the University of Frankfurt under the guidance of the famous scholar Josef Horovitzwhile continuing his Talmudic study with a gooitein teacher.

It is a rich, panoramic view of how people lived, traveled, worshiped, and conducted their economic and social affairs.

Slavery after Rome, — Economic Foundations by S. Goitein’s lengthy correspondence with the Mediteranean Prize-winning author S. Volume 5, The Individual: The author refers throughout to other passages in his monumental work that amplify what is discussed in any particular section.

Sign In Forgot password? A Mediterranean Society was awarded the Haskins Medal of the Medieval Society after publication of the first two volumes. Most of the fragments from the Geniza, a storeroom for discarded writings that You could not meditertanean signed in. Inhe did research in Scoiety, questioning the Jews who gathered there from all parts of Yemen before being flown to Israel. The first and second volumes describe the economic foundations of the society and the institutions and social and political structures that characterized the community.

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When Goitein moved to Jerusalem, he and Agnon became close friends.

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Inhe served as a senior education officer in Mandatory Palestine, eociety for Jewish and Arab Schools, and published books on methods of teaching eociety Bible and Hebrew. A Dates and Names. Berkeley and Los Angeles: Sign in via your Institution Sign in.

A Mediterranean Society was awarded the Haskins Medal of the Medieval Society after publication of the first two volumes. Index of Geniza Texts.