The Jews of Khazaria

 
 
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • erschienen am 9. Februar 2018
 
  • Buch
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  • Hardcover
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  • 374 Seiten
978-1-5381-0342-5 (ISBN)
 
The Jews of Khazaria is an accessible introduction to Khazaria-a kingdom in the early Middle Ages noted for its adoption of the Jewish religion. The third edition of this modern classic features new and updated material throughout, including new archaeological findings, new genetic (DNA) evidence, and new information about the migration of the Khazars.
Third Edition
  • Englisch
  • Lanham, MD
  • |
  • USA
Rowman & Littlefield
  • Für höhere Schule und Studium
3 Tables, unspecified; 3 Illustrations, black and white
  • Höhe: 162 mm
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  • Breite: 236 mm
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  • Dicke: 33 mm
  • 716 gr
978-1-5381-0342-5 (9781538103425)
1538103427 (1538103427)
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Kevin Alan Brook is an American historian and genetic genealogy consultant who has researched the Khazars since 1993. He contributed an article about the Khazars to The Encyclopaedia of Judaism, second edition, and wrote an introduction for Rabbi Daniel Korobkin's translation of The Kuzari. He also researches Sephardic Jewish migrations throughout the world and the presence of Jewish ancestry among Latin Americans, Sicilians, and Slavs. His website is Khazaria.com.
1. The Origins of the Khazars
2. The Cities and Towns of the Khazars
3. The Structure of the Khazar Government
4. The Khazar Way of Life
5. Khazarian Trade
6. The Khazars' Conversion to Judaism
7. Relations between the Khazars and Other Peoples
8. The Decline and Fall of the Khazar Empire
9. The Diaspora of the Khazars
10. Eastern and Central European Jews after the Tenth Century
Appendix A: Timeline of Khazar History
Appendix B: Glossary
Appendix C: Native Khazarian Personal Names
Appendix D: Other Instances of Conversion to Judaism in History
This third, revised edition of Kevin Brook's well-received publication succeeds in elucidating controversial issues, while contextualizing the Khazar polity within the competitive ninth- to eleventh-century world. As a full exploration in English of the history and culture of the Khazars, this volume is without equal. -- Edward J. Lazzerini, Indiana University

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