Unformatted text preview: JHI 1300 Medieval Jewish History Professor Rosensweig Midterm Examinations MIDTERM 1 Q1. Assess the Golden Age of Moslem Spain, the contribution of the Moslems to its development, the differences between Sephardic and Ashkenazik scholarship and the achievements of Spanish Jewish scholars. Q2 Discuss the separation of Judaism from Christianity, the issues involved in their struggle and the reasons why Christianity had a greater appeal the pagan world. At the same time, discuss the development of Christianity in the fourth century and its impact on the Jews. Q3 Discuss Visigothic Spain and its impact on the Jews. Q4 Discuss the results of the Moslem victory in Spain in relationship to the Jews as well as Chasdai ibn Shaprut and his contributions. Q5 Describe the Karaites, their emergence, their principles and program, and the reason for their success and failure. Q6 Discuss the emergence of Moslem religion, the Jewish elements therein and the relationship of Moslems to non-Moslem people generally and to the Jews specifically.
Midterm #2 Answer both: 1) Discuss the life and position of the Jews in Germany in the Pre-Crusaude Period. 2) Discuss the Golden Age of Moslem Spain. Describe the difference between Sephardic and Ashkenazic Scholarship, and the contributions of Jewish Scholars to various areas of Scholarship. Answer one of these: 1) Discuss Visigothic Spain and its impact on the Jews. 2) Discuss the results of the Moslem Victory in Spain in terms of the Jews as well as Chasdai Ibn Shaprut and his contributions. Downloaded from: www.yumesorah.com Page 1 of 1 ...
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- Judaism, Visigothic Spain, chasdai ibn shaprut, Discuss Visigothic Spain