Sephardic was [Authentic_SCA] Re: Event: Crossroads Faire
- Greetings Matatias,
I've heard of "The Travels of Benjamin of Tudela" but I havn't had a
chance to read it yet. Take a look at my online bibliography
(www.cyberiosity.com/zadok) and if you know of any other titles
please let me know.
--- In Authentic_SCA@y..., Matthew Hertz <hertz@c...> wrote:
> > I am curious to know what sort of research you have? Is any of it
> > online? Sephardic history is a subject near and dear to me.
> Most of the reasearch I have was tidbits gleaned from general "Jews
> Middle Ages" books and sites, so I cannot attest to much. The one
> have (which may also be online) is "The Travels of Benjamin of
> If you haven't read this, I'd suggest it (it doesn't have many
> but provides a good outline of Jews and their professions from the
> peninsula to India). I also know that Jewish life was far more
> pre-13th century. They have found coins with arabic words written
> hebrew in England and there is a lot of evidence of communication
> the communities across Europe and the Middle East. I'll try and
> some sources later tonight. Sorry!