Zerahiah the Greek
Rabbi Zerachiah the Greek (in Hebrew, Zerachiah ha-Yavani or ha-Yewani; sometimes known by the acronymistic nickname "Ra'Za'H") was a Greek-Jewish ethicist who resided in the Byzantine Empire in the t...
Joseph ibn Plat
Joseph ibn Plat was a Rabbinical authority of the twelfth century CE. He is presumed to have been born in southern Spain, whence he went to Provence and settled in Lunel, though Epstein is of opinion ...
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Aaron ben Joseph of Constantinople
Aaron ben Joseph of Constantinople (c. 1260 – c. 1320) (not to be confused with his near-contemporary, Aaron ben Eliyahu of Nicomedia), was an eminent teacher, philosopher, physician, and liturgi...
Byzantium under the Palaiologoi
The Byzantine Empire was ruled by the Palaiologoi dynasty in a period spanning from 1260 to 1453 AD, from the restoration of Roman rule to Constantinople by the usurper Michael VIII Palaiologos to the...
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Aaron ben Elijah
Aaron ben Elijah (Aharon son of Eliyahu), the Latter, of Nicomedia (אהרון בן אליהו האחרון; born 1328 or 1329 in Nicomedia – 1369 in Constantinople) is often considered to be the most prominent Karaite...
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Siege of Caesarea (614)
The Siege of Caesarea relates to the siege and conquest of Caesarea Maritima of the Palaestina Prima province (Byzantine Empire) by the Sasanian Persians in 614 CE.
The Persian Shah Khosrau II app...
Benjamin of Tiberias
Benjamin of Tiberias was a man of immense wealth, who enlisted and armed many soldiers during the Jewish revolt against Heraclius in the 7th century Palaestina province of the Byzantine Empire. The Pe...
Jewish revolt against Heraclius
The Jewish revolt against Heraclius was the final in a series of Samaritan and Jewish revolts. The revolt was part of the Byzantine–Sasanian War of 602–628. Many historians view this war as marking th...
Jewish revolt against Heraclius - Wikipedia
Latinokratia
The Frankokratia (Greek: Φραγκοκρατία, lit. "Francocracy", "rule of the Franks"), also known as Latinokratia (Greek: Λατινοκρατία, "rule of the Latins") and for the Venetian domains Venetocrac...
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History of the Jews in the Byzantine Empire
The history of the Jews in the Byzantine Empire has been well-recorded and preserved.
The juridical standing of the Jews of the Byzantine Empire was unique during the entire history of the Empire;...
Latin Empire
The Empire of Romania (Latin: Imperium Romaniae), more commonly known in historiography as the Latin Empire (Greek: Λατινική Αυτοκρατορία) or Latin Empire of Constantinople, was a feudal Crusa...
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