Titre : A HISTORY OF THE JEWS IN BAGHDAD
Éditeur : Letchworth [UK], Solomon D. Sassoon
Date d'édition : 1949
Reliure : Hardcover
Etat de la jaquette : Dust Jacket Included
Original Publisher’s Cloth. 8vo. Vi, 236 pages.  leaves of plates. Illus. Ports. 22 cm. CONTENTS INCLUDES: Earliest Times – Talmudic Age – Geonic Age – Some Families and Names Prominent in the Tenth Century – The Geonim of Baghdad – Intellectual Life in Baghdad in the Twelfth Century – The Administration of the Baghdad Community – The Nesim of Baghdad – Synagogues, Schools and Charities – The Liturgy of the Baghdad Jews – Superstitions and Proverbs. "The Sassoons were a family of Jewish merchants, philanthropists, and men of letters, originally from Baghdad; its members rose to great influence and affluence first in India and then in England and China. The founder of the family was Sheikh Sassoon B. Salah (1750–1830) , who was the president (nasi) of the Jewish community in Baghdad for almost 40 years and chief treasurer of the Ottoman pashas of Baghdad. David Solomon Sassoon was a Hebraist and bibliophile. " –EJ, 2007. SUBJECT(S) : Jews -- Iraq -- Baghdad -- History. Juifs -- Irak -- Bagdad. Joden. Includes index (pages 219-236) . Great Jacket. Internal pages nice and clean. Very good condition. (SEF42-9). N° de réf. du libraire 28372
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