Jewish History In The Sixteenth Century (Essential Lectures In Jewish History)

Published on Jan. 26, 2015

The Jewish people experienced dramatic changes in the sixteenth century that reverberate to this day. This lecture discusses three aspects of this century in particular: 1) the demographic upheavals associated with the expulsions from Spain and Portugal as well as the Ashkenazic migration, 2) the impact of the disruptive technology of printing, and 3) the ramifications of the Safed circle. Part of the Essential Lectures in Jewish History series, more available at www.henryabramson.com.

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