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The Duke of Naxos of the House of Nasi

The Duke of Naxos

by Cecil Roth

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Published by Jewish Publication Society of America .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Jewish studies,
  • World history,
  • History Of Jews,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • General,
  • Reference

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8171165M
    ISBN 100827604122
    ISBN 109780827604124
    OCLC/WorldCa26690717


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A biography based on meticulous research, a study of human character and the effect of a hero upon his age. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Roth, Cecil, House of Nasi: the Duke of Naxos.

Philadelphia, Jewish Publ. Society of. About the Book. Read the story of Joseph Nasi, Duke of Naxos, Lord of Tiberias, a heroic leader who profoundly affected the history of sixteenth-century Jews of Eastern Europe.

A biography based on meticulous research, a study of human character and the effect of a hero upon his age.

Read the story of Joseph Nasi, Duke of Naxos, Lord of Tiberias, a heroic leader who profoundly affected the history of sixteenth-century Jews of Eastern Europe.

A biography based on meticulous research, a study of human character and the effect of a hero upon his age/5(9). When Don Joseph Nasi, the Duke of Naxos, died in Constantinople in the summer ofthe whole Jewish world lamented his passing.

Only one man was pleased with the death of this great man. He was the Sultan. He confiscated all the wealth of the late statesman who had done so much not only for his brethren, but for his country at : Nissan Mindel.

Duke of Naxos. When the pleasure-loving Salim ascended the throne in on the death of Sulaiman, Joseph's influence reached its zenith. On his return from Belgrade, Salim made Joseph a duke and gave him the islands of Naxos, Andros, Milo, Paros, Santorina, and the other Cyclades, which had hitherto belonged to the regent of Naxos.

Joseph Nasi, Duke of Naxos Lord of Tiberias was a Marrano or converso knighted by Charles V of the Holy Roman Empire, a jousting partner of Emperor Maximillian and a court adviser to Suleiman theCecil is the author of 'Duke of Naxos of the House of Nasi The Duke of Naxos', published under ISBN and ISBN.

About the Book Read the story of Joseph Nasi, Duke of Naxos, Lord of Tiberias, a heroic leader who profoundly affected the history of sixteenth-century Jews of Eastern Europe. A biography based on meticulous research, a study of human character and the effect of a hero upon his age.

About the Book Here is the story of Dona Gracia, one of the most remarkable women in Jewish history. The pride of sixteenth century Jewry, she is acknowledged today for her courageous defense of her people and the promotion of their culture.

Nasi's handsome presence and amiable character, as well as the far-reaching commercial relations of the house, soon won for him the favor of the nobility, and even that of Queen Mary, regent of the Netherlands from and sister of Charles V.

Joseph, however, and his aunt Gracia, who had gone to Antwerp infelt oppressed by the pretense. Buy The Duke of Naxos of the House of Nasi by Cecil Roth from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Pages: The House of Nasi: Dona Gracia.

by Cecil Roth. Philadelphia, The Jewish Publication Society Of America, Pp. $ The title and subtitle promise us the story of the House of Nasi, and, more particularly, of its first distinguished member, the widow Dona Gracia, aunt of the more famous Joseph Nasi, Duke of Naxos.

The genesis of this book must be explained. A short time ago, I was invited to write a biography of that extraordinarily romantic figure of Jewish history, Joseph Nasi, Duke of Naxos.

Though the idea had never before entered my head, it fascinated me and the work proceeded with a rapidity which I. If you are interested in more, two books were published about the family's whereabouts in the centuries: One is called "The Duke of Naxos" aka "The duke of Naxos of the House of Nasi" and the other is "Dona Gracia of the house of Nasi" Both are by Cecil Roth and are a pretty easy read.

* Roth, Cecil, The House of Nasi: The Duke of Naxos, Philadelphia, Pennsvlvania, Jewish Publication Society. pages. ICf., e. g., the many pages which he devotes to a description of the Island of Naxos and its history, very little of which has much relevance. Similarlv Roth devotes 21 pages () to Jewish statesmen at the.

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Buy Doña Gracia of the House of Nasi Reprint by Cecil Roth (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(6). 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. Dom Joseph Nasi was a Jewish diplomat and administrator, member of the House of Mendes/Benveniste, and a nephew of Dona Gracia Mendes Nasi, and influential figure in the Ottoman Empire during the rules of both Sultan Suleiman I and his son Selim II.

He was a. Doña Gracia Nasi (c. –) was among the most formidable figures of the Sephardi world in the sixteenth century. Her dramatic (indeed melodramatic) life began in Portugal, where she was born into a Jewish family whose members had recently been forcibly baptized.

It ended in Constantinople after a career that brought her renown as a shrewd and resourceful businesswoman, a leader of the. Dona Reyna was wife to her cousin, Don Joseph Nasi, who rose in that empire to become Duke of Naxos.

Nevertheless, upon Joseph's death inthe sultan expropriated much of the widow's wealth except for dinars stipulated in her ketubah (marriage contract). A later Benveniste line runs to the family of Joseph Nasi, whose economic and political services to the Ottoman Empire were recognized when he was made Duke of Naxos in (Cecil Roth: The House of Nasi - Dona Gracia, p 13, Jewish Publication Society, Philadelphia, ).File Size: KB.

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Haasse The Lady Queen: The Notorious Reign of Joanna I, Queen of Naples, Jerusalem, and Sicily by Nancy Goldstone. Joseph Nasi the Duke of Naxos was the last great Nasi Exilarch of the Royal House of David.

Solomon Abenaes, Duke of Mytilene, succeeded him. It was in the 11th century that the Catholic descendants of Machir and Gershom had conquered Palestine and established the Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem.

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