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Jewish identity and society in the seventeenth century reflections on the life and work of Refael Mordekhai Malki by Minna Rozen

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Published by J.C.B. Mohr in Tübingen .
Written in English



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  • Malki, Refael Mordekhai, d. 1702.,
  • Jews -- Jerusalem -- History -- 17th century -- Historiography.,
  • Sephardim -- Jerusalem -- History -- 17th century -- Historiography.,
  • Judaism -- History -- Medieval and early modern period, 425-1789 -- Historiography.,
  • Jerusalem -- Historiography.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [163]-178) and indexes.

Statementby Minna Rozen ; translated from Hebrew by Goldie Wachsman.
SeriesTexts and studies in medieval and early modern Judaism,, 6
LC ClassificationsDS109.92 .R685 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 190 p. ;
Number of Pages190
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1449510M
ISBN 103161457706
LC Control Number93100991

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