The Religious Minorities of Chios - Jews and Roman Catholics
Argenti, Philip P.
Place of Publication
At the University Press
RARE monograph on two important religious minorities in the history of the island of Chios, Jews and Catholics, studied against the background of Orthodox Greek religion and the administrations of the successive Byzantine, Genoese and Turkish masters. Contains extensive appendices with documents related to the history of both Jews and Catholics in the island: some of the documents pertaining to Jews are published in the original Latin, other documents are translated from the original Hebrew into English, the tombstone inscriptions are in both the original Hebrew with English translation, and the documents pertaining to Catholics are all in the original Latin. 230x145mm. X+581 pages. Hardcover with dust-jacket. Jacket slightly dirty. Jacket front and spine slightly wrinkled. Jacket edges slightly worn. Spine edges slightly bumped. Text block edges slightly stained. Pages slightly yellowing. [SUMMARY]: This extremely rare book is in very good condition.