The Travels of Benjamin of Tudela

Through Three Continents in the Twelfth Century

by Uri Shulevitz

School And Library, 1 v. (unpaged), Farrar Straus & Giroux, List Price: $17 | purchase

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Title
The Travels of Benjamin of Tudela
Subtitle
Through Three Continents in the Twelfth Century
Author
Uri Shulevitz

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Presents a fictionalized account of the travels of Benjamin, a Jewish man from Tudela, Spain, who, in 1159, set out on a fourteen-year-long journey that took him to Italy, Greece, Palestine, Persia, China, Egypt, and Sicily.