A History of the Jews by Paul Johnson PDF

By Paul Johnson

ISBN-10: 0061828092

ISBN-13: 9780061828096

A countrywide bestseller, this wonderful 4000 12 months survey covers not just Jewish historical past yet he influence of Jewish genius and mind's eye at the global. by means of the writer of Modern instances: the area From the Twenties to the Eighties.

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They might even have been familiar with the Didactica Magna of Comenius. “ Vgl. Arthur M.  48. Ein Indikator für die Verbreitung unter ehemaligen Conversos sind auch die Übersetzungen (von Jehuda ibn Tibbons hebräischer Übersetzung) ins Judenspanische (15. Jahrhundert) und Spanische (Jacob Abendana, 1663); außerdem waren im 17. Jahrhundert zahlreiche polemische (antichristliche) Manuskripte in Umlauf; vgl. Lajb Fuks und Rena G.  91–125 (IX. Polemics, A.  186–239). Vgl. dazu Gerold Necker, „Challenging the Trinity?

Auf einer anderen Ebene zu suchen: Herrera schreibt für die ins Exil gegangenen Ex-Conversos, die sich nicht in literarischen Höhenflügen mit einem „unerbittlichen Schicksal“ abfinden,112 son107 108 109 110 111 112 Vgl.  99; dazu werden unter anderem Juan Luis Vives, Santa Teresa de Jesús, Bartolomé de las Casas oder Fray Luis de León gerechnet (was man im einzelnen durchaus in Frage stellen kann). ). Vgl. auch Gregory B. Kaplan, The Evolution of Converso Literature: The Writings of Converted Jews of Medieval Spain, Gainesville u.

Vgl. auch id.  49–65. Vgl.  100. Vgl.  250 f. 38 1.

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