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Published: 01 December 1989

392 Pages

ISBN: 9780197100646

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Rabbis and Jewish Communities in Renaissance Italy

Robert Bonfil and J. Chipman

The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization in association with Liverpool University Press

This text provides a broadly-based study of Jewish history in Italy during the Renaissance, focusing on the most distinguished group in Jewish society, the Rabbinate. Their status and functions are explored, as well as the general social, cultural and institutional history of the period.