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Elliott Horowitz discusses letters by the fifteenth-century Jewish traveler, Obadiah of Bertinoro, who traveled from northern Italy to Jerusalem, as an example of early modern travel literature and encounters with different cultures.

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24-8-2004 4:00 PM

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24-8-2004 5:00 PM

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Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT

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Letter from Jerusalem by Obadiah of Bertinoro (1488)

Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT

Elliott Horowitz discusses letters by the fifteenth-century Jewish traveler, Obadiah of Bertinoro, who traveled from northern Italy to Jerusalem, as an example of early modern travel literature and encounters with different cultures.

Click here for the video presentation.