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By Steven B. Bowman

Bowman offers the resources with a serious ancient creation for the rediscovery of Balkan and Aegean Jewry from the Fourth campaign to the Ottoman conquest of Constantinople. The e-book strains the fortunes of Greek Jews, their touch with co-religionists from Spain, Italy, the Crimea and their interplay with the variegated neighborhood populations and endemic conquerors of the area. From the start of the thirteenth century to the sixteenth century with precise chapters on highbrow existence, rabbinic pursuits, mysticism, Greek tradition and the social and fiscal size.

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