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Author Guetta, Alessandro, 1954- author.

Title Italian Jewry in the early modern era : essays in intellectual history / Alessandro Guetta.

Publication Info. Boston, Massachusetts : Academic Studies Press, 2013.

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Description 1 online resource.
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Series Perspectives in Jewish intellectual life
Perspectives in Jewish intellectual life.
Note Print version record.
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Summary Between the years 1550 and 1650, Italy's Jewish intellectuals created a unique and enduring synthesis of the great literary and philosophical heritage of the Andalusian Jews and the Renaissance`s renewal of perspective. While remaining faithful to the beliefs, behaviors, and language of their tradition, Italian Jews proved themselves open to a rapidly evolving world of great richness. The crisis of Aristotelianism (which progressively touched upon all fields of knowledge), religious fractures and unrest, the scientific revolution, and the new perception of reality expressed through a transformation of the visual arts: these are some of the changes experienced by Italian Jews which they were affected by in their own particular way. This book explores the complex relations between Jews and the world that surrounded them during a critical period of European civilization. The relations were rich, problematic, and in some cases strained, alternating between opposition and dialogue.
Subject Jews -- Italy -- History -- 16th century.
Jews -- Italy -- History -- 17th century.
Jews -- Italy -- Intellectual life -- 16th century.
Jews -- Italy -- Intellectual life -- 17th century.
Jewish learning and scholarship -- Italy -- History -- 16th century.
Jewish learning and scholarship -- Italy -- History -- 17th century.
Jewish studies
HISTORY -- Europe -- Italy.
HISTORY / Renaissance
Jewish learning and scholarship. (OCoLC)fst00982825
Jews. (OCoLC)fst00983135
Jews -- Intellectual life. (OCoLC)fst00983287
Italy. (OCoLC)fst01204565
Chronological Term 1500-1699
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Other Form: Print version: Guetta, Alessandro, 1954- Italian Jewry in the early modern era 9781618112088 (OCoLC)841185330
ISBN 9781618112095 (electronic bk.)
1618112090 (electronic bk.)
9781618118493 (electronic bk.)
1618118498 (electronic bk.)
9781618112088 (electronic bk.)
1618112082 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. DEBBG BV043034868
DEBSZ 42366168X
GBVCP 814153747

 
    
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