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The Jewish Time Line Encyclopedia : A Year-by-year History from Creation to the Present - Mattis Kantor

The Jewish Time Line Encyclopedia

A Year-by-year History from Creation to the Present

Paperback Published: 1st December 1993
ISBN: 9780876682296
Number Of Pages: 364

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Beginning with the creation of the universe in the Jewish year (3760 B.C.E.) and ending with the Israeli withdrawal from Lebanon in 5745 (1985). This volume employs chronologies and time lines to convey Jewish history's people and events. Kantor writes from the perspective of a traditional Jew, covering events such as the Flood, giving of the Torah, and the fall of the Tower of Babel, placing these within the chronology of history along with the Spanish Inquisition, the Holocaust, and the founding of the State of Israel.

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Preface
Time Line 1 - The Total Spectrum of Jewish History
Time Line 2 - Highlights of Jewish History
Time Line 3 - Major Events in Jewish History
The Beginnings
The New Worldp. 3
The Forefathersp. 11
Living in Egyptp. 21
The Nation
Moshe the Leaderp. 29
Judges and Early Prophetsp. 35
Kings and the First Belt Hamikdashp. 43
Rivers of Babylon, Convulsions in Yehuda (Judea)
Exile In Babylonp. 63
The Second Belt Hamikdashp. 73
Greek Cultural Dominationp. 81
Kingdom of Yehuda (Judea) - Dynasty of the Chashmonaimp. 85
Roman Client Kings and Rulers - The Herodian Dynastyp. 91
The Talmudic Era: The Mishnap. 97
The Talmudic Era: The Gemarap. 109
The Talmudic Academies of Bavelp. 121
The Rabbanan Savuralp. 125
The Geonim and Arabic Dominionp. 127
Universal Dispersion
The Rishonim - Early Scholarsp. 141
Early Rishonim, Tosaphot, and the Crusade Massacresp. 147
Later Rishonim, Persecutions, and Expulsionsp. 163
The Kovim, Torah Consolidation, and the Shulchan Aruchp. 179
The Acharonim - Later Scholarsp. 201
Acharonim and Early Chasidimp. 221
Later Acharonim and Changing Societyp. 241
The Holocaust, the Independent State of Israel, and the Current Erap. 259
The Holocaustp. 263
The Independent State of Israel and the Current Erap. 273
Appendicesp. 283
Appendix A: Chronological Placement of Chanukap. 285
Appendix B: Identity of Yochanan Kohen Gadolp. 287
Appendix C: The Ten Martyrs Killed by the Romansp. 289
Appendix D: The Kovim - Between Rishonim and Acharonimp. 291
Glossariesp. 297
Terminologyp. 299
Calendar: How the Jewish (Lunar) Months Coincide with the Secular (Solar) Monthsp. 307
Abbreviated Reference Namesp. 309
Text Platesp. 313
Chartsp. 329
Indexp. 339
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ISBN: 9780876682296
ISBN-10: 0876682298
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 364
Published: 1st December 1993
Publisher: JASON ARONSON INC
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.49  x 2.9
Weight (kg): 0.58

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