Le Duc Joseph De Naxos. Contribution à l'Histoire Juive du XVIe siècle: Reznik, ... Le Duc Joseph De Naxos. Contribution à l'Histoire Juive du XVIe siècle: Reznik, ...

Le Duc Joseph De Naxos. Contribution à l'Histoire Juive du XVIe siècle

Reznik, Jacob

Published by Librairie Lipschutz, Paris, 1936
Condition: Good Soft cover
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Quarto. 270, [6]pp. Uncut and unopened copy. Original printed wraps. Fascinating work on Don Joseph Nasi (1524-1579), Jewish diplomat and administrator, member of the House of Mendes, and influential figure in the Ottoman Empire during the rules of both Sultan Suleiman I and his son Selim II. He was a great benefactor of the Jewish people. A Court Jew, he was appointed the Lord of Tiberias, with the expressed aim of resettling Jews in Palestine and encouraging industry there; the attempt failed, and, later, he was appointed the Duke of Naxos and the Seven Islands. Nasi also brought about war with the Republic of Venice, at the end of which Venice lost the island of Cyprus to the Ottomans. After the death of Selim, he lost influence in the Ottoman Court, but was allowed to keep his titles and pension for the remainder of his life. Some age wear on wraps with 1.5" closed tear on upper front joint. Head and tail of spine slightly chipped. Spine and edges of covers age-toned. Some age-toning along paper margin. Text in French. Wraps in overall fair to good-, interior in good to very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 26503

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Title: Le Duc Joseph De Naxos. Contribution à ...

Publisher: Librairie Lipschutz, Paris

Publication Date: 1936

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition:Good

Edition: First edition.

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