JSC-I+Medieval - The Islamic Conquests, 632 c. 750 C.E....

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1 The Islamic Conquests, 632 – c. 750 C.E. Dome of the Rock – Jerusalem (built 685 - 691 C.E.) Dome of the Rock – exterior detail Dome of the Rock - interior Dome of the Rock – the rock The Islamic Conquests, 632 – c. 750 C.E.
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2 Jewish communities under Islamic rule (7th-8th centuries C.E.) Radhanite Jewish merchants (8th-9th centuries C.E.) Aleppo Codex Biblical text plus Masora • Written in Tiberias c. 930 • Transferred to Egypt c. 1100 • Used by Maimonides as authoritative version of the Bible Leningrad Codex Written in Tiberias 1009-1010 C.E. (now housed in St. Petersburg, Russia) CG-1 Ben Ezra Synagogue – Cairo, Egypt Opening to the Cairo Geniza, on the second floor (women’s balcony) of the Ben Ezra Synagogue
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3 Judeo-Arabic translation and commentary on the book of Genesis by the Karaite Yefet b. Eli al-Basri (Jerusalem, c. 960-1000) Judeo-Arabic autograph letter of Judah Halevi (1085-1141) Judeo-Arabic autographed draft of Moses Maimonides (1138-1204), Guide of the Perplexed
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2011 for the course JEWISH STU 563:201 taught by Professor Rendsburg during the Fall '09 term at Rutgers.

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JSC-I+Medieval - The Islamic Conquests, 632 c. 750 C.E....

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