Jews in Cordoba, The - J. Peláez

THE JEWS IN CORDOBA studies the Golden Age in Spanish Judaism (X-XII centuries). Cordoba was the birthplace of a cultural, literary, scientific and religious movement whose renovating legacy found its maximum representatives in men like Hasdai ibn Shaprut, Dunash ben Labrat, Menahem ben Saruq, Samuel ibn Nagrela ha-Nagid, Solomon ibn Gabirol, Joseph ibn Megas, Joseph ibn Saddiq, Joseph ibn Sahl, Judah Levi, Maimonides and an abundant etcetera of Jews born, settled in or closely related to Cordoba.

THE JEWS IN CORDOBA
studies the Golden Age in Spanish Judaism (X-XII centuries).
Cordoba was the birthplace of a cultural, literary, scientific and religious movement whose renovating legacy found its maximum representatives in men like Hasdai ibn Shaprut, Dunash ben Labrat, Menahem ben Saruq, Samuel ibn Nagrela ha-Nagid, Solomon ibn Gabirol, Joseph ibn Megas, Joseph ibn Saddiq, Joseph ibn Sahl, Judah Levi, Maimonides and an abundant etcetera of Jews born, settled in or closely related to Cordoba.
It is no exaggeration to say that it is impossible to understand Sephardism without knowing the history of the Spanish Jews of XXII centuries.
THE JEWS IN CORDOBA
has been written for the many readers (more numerous every day) interested in medieval Spanish Hebrew culture in general and in Sephardism in particular. This book is a starting point for a fair understanding of Sephardism from its most remote origin.