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HIST 596 01 (12968) /ER&M219/RLST773/JDST761/HIST219/JDST200/MMES149/RLST148
History of the Jews and Their Diasporas to Early Modern Times
Ivan Marcus
TTh 11.35-12.50 HGS 217A
Fall 2013 
 
A broad introduction to the history of the Jews from biblical beginnings until the European Reformation and the Ottoman Empire. Focus on the formative period of classical rabbinic Judaism and on the symbiotic relationships among Jews, Christians, and Muslims. An overview of Jewish society and culture in its biblical, rabbinic, and medieval settings.