History of the Jews in Venice
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Published by Schocken Books in New York .
Written in English



  • Venice (Italy),
  • Italy,
  • Venice


  • Jews -- Italy -- Venice -- History.,
  • Venice (Italy) -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementCecil Roth.
SeriesJewish communities series.
LC ClassificationsDS135.I85 V4 1975
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 380 p., [3] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages380
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5062066M
ISBN 100805204806
LC Control Number74026916

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A History of Venice, by John Julius Norwich, is an in-depth analysis of the history of the Republic of Venice from inception to its eclipse and demise. Venice came together around the time of the fall of the Western Roman Empire, as refugees from various Italian cities found themselves fleeing an onslaught of German and Hun invaders/5(). Cecil Roth (5 March 21 June ),[1] was a British Jewish historian. A prolific writer, Roth published more than books and articles, which have been translated into many languages, including histories of the Jews in England () and Italy (), A History of the Marranos (3d ed. ), The Jews in the Renaissance (), Jewish Art (), and The Dead Sea Scrolls ().4/5.   Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t5w71s89g Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet Archive Python . ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint of the ed. published under title: Venice, by the Jewish Publication Society, Philadelphia, which was issued in the Jewish communities series.

Yet, by the nineteenth century, Eastern Europe was home to a large majority of the world’s Jews, who lived in a comprehensively Jewish society, in a way that the smaller communities of Venice or.   While the book's coverage extends throughout Venetian history and to the broader contexts of Italy, the main focus is the period when Jewish life in the city was at its most vigorous—from the early sixteenth to early eighteenth centuries, a period which saw the creation of both the cultural heritage and the physical architecture that came to. A history of George Washington or the Civil War or whatever should paint more than one side of the story. Yes, there were persecutions, but there is more to the history of the Jews than that. By omission Roth's book comes across agenda by: Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Roth, Cecil, History of the Jews in Venice. New York: Schocken Books,

History of the Jews in Venice. Cecil Roth. Schocken Books, - Jews - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. The Settlement of the Jews in Venice. 1: The Three Nations. . Out of the scores of Italian Jewish communities, only two -- Rome and Venice -- have received the honor of full-dress monographs covering their entire history and paying attention to Hebrew sources and to intellectual life; and while there is a very great deal of disconnected material on individual cities and regions, there is very little. — Simone Luzzato, rabbi in Venice for 57 years, writes "Essay on the Jews in Venice," the first apologetic work urging toleration of the Jews through use of economic arguments. He argues for better treatment of Italian Jewry based on their economic usefulness, diligence, faithfulness, and antiquity.   Discover Venice anew, from its rich history and many cultural quirks to its delightful, present-day customs and excursions. Buy Venice’s Jewish Ghetto was one of the first in the world.