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The Jewish Middle Ages (6 points)


Leader: Paul Forgasz

Clayton Second semester 2003 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2003 (ESP-TC)
Clayton First semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: The history of the Jews in Spain from the Muslim ascendancy to the Christian reconquest in the 15th century. Topics include Palestine Jewry to the end of the Patriachate; Jerusalem and Babylon; the Jews and the rise of Islam; Spanish Jewry in the 'Golden Age'; Jews in Christian Europe; Jews in the Islamic world; the end of Iberian Jewry; Kabbalism, mysticism and false messiahs; the Jews in the Renaissance.

Assessment: Tutorial paper, presented orally and in writing (500 words): 15% + Essay (2000 words): 45% + Examination (2 hours): 40%

Contact Hours: 3 hours (2 lectures and 1 tutorial) per week

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