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Title The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela
ID / label 1365 / ds_1365
Description The journey of Rabbi Benjamin from Spain through the Middle East, as digitized by Marcus Nathan Adler. He kept up communications between Jewish communities in different countries, and they were established in virtually every city of importance by the Middle Ages. Benjamin took considerable notes on geography and was likely trying to establish places of asylum, as well as taking note of economic interest in each area.
# Records 217
Timespan earliest: 1166; latest: 1171
Source(s) Silk Road Narratives: A Collection of Historical Texts - The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela
Last modified 31 Mar 2024
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Creator(s) None
Contributors Louise Matthews


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