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Judaism, History of, Part V.B: Modern Times. The Muslim World
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The expulsion of the Jews from Christian Spain in 1492 in a very real sense marked the beginning of modern times for the Jews of the Muslim world. Many of the exiles sought refuge in the Islamic kingdoms of the Maghreb, in Mamluk Egypt and the Levant, and in the expanding Ottoman Empire, which within a generation would take over all of the Mid…

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Stillman, Norman A., “Judaism, History of, Part V.B: Modern Times. The Muslim World”, in: Encyclopaedia of Judaism. Consulted online on 18 January 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-9029_EJ_COM_0100>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004141001, 20040701



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