Nahmanides in medieval catalonia is a compelling illustration of meticulous scholarly attention of subtle historical consciousness rigorous rhetorical and literary sensibility and true wide ranging synthetic ability it uniquely draws from the entire corpus of nahmanides work in order to reframe conflicts and disputes once again as . Nina caputos book is the first to situate nahmanides in the full intellectual and religious context of thirteenth century catalonia it makes an important contribution to the fields of jewish studies as well as medieval and early modern history. Caputo navigates her way expertly through the voluminous literature commenting on the controversial nahmanides ca 1195 1270 jewish biblical scholar incipient kabalist and speculator on the date of the coming of the messiah in barcelona and the region of catalonia in the mid thirteenth century. In this detailed study nina caputo examines conceptions of history and messianic redemption in the writings of the catalonian rabbi and brilliant talmudic scholar nahmanides 1195 1270. Get this from a library nahmanides in medieval catalonia history community messianism nina caputo
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