BOOK III

JUDAIC CIVILIZATION

135–1300

CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE

1–220:

The Tannaim

189:

The Mishna of Jehuda Hanasi

219:

Jewish academy at Sura

220:

Jewish academy at Pumbeditha

220–500:

The Amoraim

280–500:

Compilation of the Talmuds

359:

Hillel II fixes Jewish calendar

500–650:

The Saboraim

658–1040:

The Gaonate in Babylonia

815:

d. of Mashallah, astronomer

855–955:

Isaac Israeli, philosopher

892–942:

Saadia Gaon, philosopher

915–70:

Hasdai ibn Shaprut, statesman

1000:

Monogamy edict of Rabbi Gershom

1021–70:

Ibn Gabirol, poet & philosopher

1038–55:

Samuel ibn Naghdela, vizier

1040–1105:

Shelomoh ben Yitzhak (Rashi), Talmudic commentator

1055–66:

Joseph ibn Naghdela, vizier

1065–1136:

Abraham bar Hiyya, mathematician

1070–1139:

Moses ibn Ezra, poet

1086–1147:

Jehuda Halevi, poet

1093–1168:

Abraham ibn Ezra, poet

1096:

Pogroms of First Crusade

1110–80:

Abraham ibn Daud, philosopher

1135–1204:

Maimonides

1147:

Pogroms of Second Crusade

1160:

David Alrui, false messiah

1160–73:

Travels of Benjamin of Tudela

1170:

The Mishna Torah of Maimonides

1181, 1254, 1306:

Jews expelled from France

1190:

The Guide to the Perplexed

1190:

Rise of the Cabala

1190:

Pogroms in England

1215:

Fourth Council of the Lateran orders Jewish badge

1234:

Books of Maimonides burned at Montpellier

1242:

Burning of Talmud at Paris

1290:

Jews expelled from England

c. 1295:

The Sefer ha-Zohar of Moses of Leon

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