The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela

by Benjamin of Tudela

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His account, Massaoth Schel Rabbi Benjamin, sheds light on the situation of Jews in Europe and Asia. Despite errors, the book is an invaluable historical source. An English translation was published in as The Itinerary of Rabbi Benjamin of Tudela. Bibliography. See the critical text, tr. and ed. by M. N. Adler (, repr. ). Benjamin. STUDY QUESTIONS. Excerpt from The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela (Malibu, ), Thence it is two days to Bagdad, the great city and the royal residence of the Caliph Emir al Muminin al Abbasi of the family of Mohammed. BENJAMIN (Ben Jonah) OF TUDELABENJAMIN (Ben Jonah) OF TUDELA (second half of 12th century), the greatest medieval Jewish traveler. Nothing whatsoever is known about him except that which emerges from his famous Sefer ha-Massaʿot (Book of Travels). (See Map: Benjamin of Tudela's Travels.) He is frequently called "Rabbi" by non-Jewish writers, but there is no .   Applying insights gleaned from recent theoretical studies of space, Jacobs’s essay “‘ A Day's Journey’: Spatial Perceptions and Geographic Imagination in Benjamin of Tudela’s Book of Travels” shows how Benjamin’s Sefer masa’ot (Book of travels) depicts movement through space as a way to express a complex cultural experience.

THE ITINERARY OF BENJAMIN OF TUDELA *** Produced by Ted Garvin and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team. THE ITINERARY OF BENJAMIN OF TUDELA CRITICAL TEXT, TRANSLATION AND COMMENTARY BY MARCUS NATHAN ADLER, M.A. PHILIPP FELDHEIM, INC THE HOUSE OF THE JEWISH BOOK NEW YORK FIRST EDITION: . the itinerary of benjamin of tudela CRITICAL TEXT, TRANSLATION AND COMMENTARY BY MARCUS NATHAN ADLER, M.A. PHILIPP FELDHEIM, INC THE HOUSE OF THE JEWISH BOOK NEW YORK. “Travels of the Last Benjamin of Tudela” is a long autobiographical meditation of 1, lines divided into 59 unnumbered stanzas of irregular length. CONTENTS OFTHEENGLISHPORTION OFTHISVOLUME. Bibliography nsinHebrewonly 1 andLatin 9 II h 14 22 VLDutch 25 -German 25 TteI.

4 Abstract This thesis explores the transmission and reception of Benjamin of Tudela’s Book of Travels, a twelfth-century Hebrew travel rship of the Book of Travels is fragmentary, descriptive and largely focused on what the narrative can tell scholars about the twelfth-century Jewish and non-Jewish worlds. Names from The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela Eleazar ha-Levi Lewis Wolko [email protected] Benjamin ben Jonah was a Jewish merchant, who lived in the city of Tudela in the northern Spanish Kingdom of Navarre in the second half of the Twelfth Century. Some time in , he left the nearby city of Sargossa forFile Size: KB. The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela. trans. Marcus Nathan Adler. includes map of route (p. 2) and commentary. Works by Benjamin of Tudela at Project Gutenberg Commemoration. The name Benjamin of Tudela was adopted by a midth century traveler and .

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THE ITINERARY OF BENJAMIN OF TUDELA. HEBREW INTRODUCTION. This is the book of travels, which was compiled by Rabbi Benjamin, the son of Jonah, of the land of Navarre—his repose be in Paradise. The said Rabbi Benjamin set forth from Tudela, his native city, and passed through many remote countries, as is related in his book.

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The said Rabbi Benjamin set forth from Tudela, his native city, and passed through many remote countries, as is related in his book. Benjamin of Tudela is the author of The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela ( avg rating, 54 ratings, 9 reviews, published ), Jüdische Reisen im Mitt /5. Benjamin of Tudela, (born 12th century, Navarre [France]), rabbi who was the first known European traveler to approach the frontiers of China and whose account of his journey, Massaʿot (The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela, ), illuminates the situation of Jews in Europe and Asia in the 12th century.

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The itinerary of Rabbi Benjamin of Tudela. Translated and edited by A. Asher by Benjamin, of Tudela, 12th cent; Asher, Adolf, ; Zunz, Leopold, ; Lebrecht, Fuerchtegott Schemaja, Pages:   The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela by Benjamin of Tudela The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela throws a flashlight upon one of the most interesting stages in the development of nations.

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He left Tudela, Spain between andand he returned in The two things we do know are that he traveled extensively for more than ten years (some historians believe fourteen years) visiting Jewish and non-Jewish communities around the world, and he wrote.

Genre/Form: Early works Early works to Additional Physical Format: Online version: Benjamin, of Tudela, 12th cent. Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela. Benjamin of Tudela (fl. 12th century) was a medieval Navarrese Jewish rabbi and explorer. In his journey he passed through large swathes of Europe, Asia, and Africa.

His vivid descriptions of western Asia preceded those of Marco Polo by a hundred years. With his broad education and vast knowledge Pages: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Benjamin, of Tudela, 12th cent.

Itinerary of Rabbi Benjamin of Tudela. London, Berlin, A. Asher & co., This book contains the reports of Rabbi Benjamin, the son of Jonah, of blessed memory, 1 of Tudela, in the kingdom of Navarre.

This man traveled through many and distant countries, as related in the following account, and took down in writing in each place what he saw or what was told him by men of integrity, whose names were known in Spain. The introduction begins: "The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela throws a flashlight upon one of the most interesting stages in the development of nations.

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Excerpt: 'The Travels of Benjamin of Tudela' More than a century before Marco Polo packed his bags, a Spanish Jew embarked on a year journey. A celebrated traveler of the twelfth century. Beyond his journey, no facts of his life are known.

In the preface to his itinerary, entitled "Massa'ot shel Rabbi Binyamin" (Travels of Rabbi Benjamin), the information is furnished that he came from Tudela in. Benjamin of Tudela in the Sahara, a woodcut by Dumouza MECHANICSVILLE, Va.—Benjamin was a twelfth century Jewish scholar from the town of Tudela in Navarre, in what is now Spain.

InBenjamin set off on a journey across the Iberian Peninsula across southern Europe in to Asia Minor, the Levant, Persia, Arabia, and Egypt. The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela: Critical Text, Translation and Commentary Benjamin (of Tudela) No preview available - Benjamin (of Tudela) No preview available.

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Benjamin of Tudela traveled to both cities on his cross-continental journey. When I confided to a friend I was considering reviewing The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela, a first-hand account of the voyage, his interest was piqued.

But my friend was also uncertain. Why critique a book written almost 1, years ago and hardly read today?. THIS is the book of travels, which was compiled by Rabbi Benjamin, the son of Jonah, of the land of Navarre—his repose be in Paradise.

The said Rabbi Benjamin set forth from Tudela, his native city, and passed through many remote countries, as is related in his book.The itinerary of Rabbi Benjamin of Tudela, Volume 2 The Itinerary of Rabbi Benjamin of Tudela, Benjamin (of Tudela) Authors: Benjamin (of Tudela), Adolf Asher (originally Abraham), Leopold Zunz, Fuerchtegott Schemaja Lebrecht: Publisher: A.

Asher & Company, Original from: the University of Michigan: Digitized: Subjects: Jews.Names from The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela By Reb Eleazar ha-Levi [email protected] KWHSS Benjamin ben Jonah was a Jewish merchant, who lived in the city of Tudela in the northern Spanish Kingdom of Navarre in the second half of the Twelfth Century.

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