Project uses GIS to map Jewish communities of the Byzantine Empire

Geographic information systems – once limited to the domain of physical geographers – are emerging as a promising tool to study the past, as researchers are discovering for medieval history.

Benjamin of Tudela, Spanish explorer

Benjamin of Tudela, Spanish explorer Shalev, Zur (Department of General History, Department of Land of Israel Studies, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel) Mediterranean Historical Review, Vol. 25, No. 1, June (2010) Abstract The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela, written in the late twelfth century, has long been recognized as a unique source for both Jewish and […]

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