Jews, Christians and Muslims in Medieval and Early Modern Times : A Festschrift in Honor of Mark R. Cohen.

This volume brings together articles on various aspects of cultural, religious, social and commercial interactions between Jews, Christians and Muslims in the medieval and early modern periods.

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Bibliographic Details
Author / Creator: Franklin, Arnold E.
Other Authors / Creators:Margariti, Roxani Eleni.
Rustow, Marina.
Simonsohn, Uriel.
Format: eBook Electronic
Edition:1st ed.
Imprint: Leiden : BRILL, 2014.
Series:Christians and Jews in Muslim Societies Ser.
Local Note:Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2022. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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Table of Contents:
  • Intro
  • Contents
  • Foreword
  • Acknowledgments
  • List of Figures
  • Notes on Contributors
  • Introduction
  • Bibliography of Works by Mark R. Cohen
  • Part One Community
  • How Mediterranean Was Goitein's Mediterranean Society?
  • Ashābunā l-tujjār-Our Associates, the Merchants: Non-Jewish Business Partners of the Cairo Geniza's India Traders
  • Pilgrimage and Charity in the Geniza Society
  • Poor Relief in Ottoman Jewish Communities
  • "What Sort of Sermon is This?" Leadership, Resistance, and Gender in a Communal Conflict
  • Why Did Medieval Northern French Jewry (Sarfat) Disappear?
  • Part Two Conversion
  • Are Gaonic Responsa a Reliable Source for the Study of Jewish Conversion to Islam? A Comparative Analysis of Legal Sources
  • What's in a Name? 'Abdallāh b. Ishāq b. al-Shanā'a al-Muslimānī l-Isrā'īlī and Conversion to Islam in Medieval Cordoba
  • Jews among the Grandees of Ottoman Egypt
  • Remembrance and Oblivion of Religious Persecutions: On Sanctifying the Name of God (Qiddush ha-Shem) in Christian and Islamic Countries during the Middle Ages
  • Part Three Law and Society
  • The Muhammadan Stipulations: Dhimmī Versions of the Pact of 'Umar
  • Jews in Sharī'a Courts: A Family Dispute from the Cairo Geniza
  • Perception of Piracy in Islamic Sharī'a
  • Jew and Serf in Medieval France Revisited
  • Cleanliness and Convivencia: Jewish Bathing Culture in Medieval Spain
  • Part Four Letter Writing and Diplomatics
  • Friendship and Hierarchy: Rhetorical Stances in Geniza Mercantile Letters
  • More than Words on a Page: Letters as Substitutes for an Absent Writer
  • The Diplomatics of Leadership: Administrative Documents in Hebrew Script from the Geniza
  • Financial Troubles: A Mamluk Petition
  • Part Five Hebrew and Judaeo-Arabic Literature
  • "Az mi-lifnei vereishit": The Suffering Messiah in the Seventh Century.
  • A Panegyric Qasīda by Yehuda ha-Levi, Its Antecedent by Shelomo Ibn Gabirol, and Its Afterlife
  • Hebrew Vestiges in Sa'adya's Tafsīr
  • Epilogue
  • Index.