The Jews in Medieval Egypt (Paperback)
Jewish life in medieval Egypt, hitherto an obscure and understudied theme, is revealed in this volume in all its complexity and richness. This book offers the most recent scholarship on the communal, judicial, economic, lingual, familial, and spiritual aspects of Jewish life medieval Islamic Egypt.
About the Author
Miriam Frenkel is Professor of Medieval Jewish History at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She is the Menahem Ben-Sasson Chair in Judaism & Islam Through the Ages and head of the School of History.