Shaping of Traditions, The (1st to 9th Centuries)

  • 1984 ----- color ----- 59 min ----- withdrawn -----
  • (Heritage: Civilization and the Jews series, Part 3) Describes the rise of the Christian and Islamic movements and traces the development of new trends within the Jewish world--the writing of the Talmud and the preservation of Jewish traditions and customs throughout the scattered communities of the diaspora. Ends as the Jewish world begins to shift from its historical center in the Near East to the continent of Europe.
  • Topics: (History: Middle Eastern, Jewish Studies, Religions)