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Sefarad

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

Hebrew term denoting Jewry of medieval Iberia. Geographically it includes all peninsula Jews; culturally it means the branch of medieval Jewry that emerged in Iberia amid the meeting of...

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Sefarad

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

Hebrew term denoting Jewry of medieval Iberia. Geographically it includes all peninsula Jews; culturally it means the branch of medieval Jewry that emerged in Iberia amid the meeting of...

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Sefarad

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 763 words.

Hebrew term denoting Jewry of medieval Iberia. Geographically it includes all peninsula Jews; culturally it means the branch of medieval

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Sephardim

John Bowker.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies. 173 words.

Jews descended from those who lived in the Iberian Peninsula before 1492 (hence the name, Heb., Sefarad, Spain). However,

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Solomon ibn Adret (<i>c</i>.1235–<i>c</i>.1310)

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 271 words.

Religious leader and halakhic authority in *Sefarad; a disciple of Jonah Gerondi and *Moses ibn Nahman. He belonged

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Solomon ibn Adret

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

(c.1235–c.1310)

Religious leader and halakhic authority in Sefarad; a disciple of Jonah Gerondi and Moses ibn Nahman. He belonged to a wealthy family from Barcelona and in youth...

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Hebrew Poetry in Spain

Tova Rosen and Uriah Kfir.

in Jewish Studies

P ublished online August 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies. 16542 words.

Hebrew poetry began flourishing in mid-10th-century Spain (Sefarad, the ancient Jewish name for Spain) and survived there until the 1492 expulsion. Between 950 and 1150 (often referred to...

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Jewish Communities in North Africa and the Middle East

Reuben Ahroni.

in The Oxford Handbook of Global Religions

October 2006; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Interfaith Relations; Judaism and Jewish Studies. 5427 words.

The Jewish world is generally lumped into two broad categories, Ashkenazim and Sefaradim, despite the marked differences that exist among the diverse Jewish communities around the world in...

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Digital Resources: Spanish Sources for Latin American History

Roger Louis Martínez-Dávila.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

Article. Subjects: Public History. 560 words.

This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History. Please check back later for the full article.

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