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Lion Feuchtwanger ✓ 1 READ READ & DOWNLOAD ð DDTUST-UDA.RU ✓ Lion Feuchtwanger FREE READ Die Jüdin von Toledo The King became passionately enad with a Jewess who was called by the name of Fermosa meaning The Beautiful and he forgot his wife And he shut himself up with the Jewess for almost seven full years forgetful of himself and of his realm also and paying no heed to any other thing Alfonso el Sabio Cronica General c 1270 This is a haunting love story of Alfonso VIII the Christian King of Castile and Rauel the beautiful Jewess of Toledo two lovers trapped by the. This book was actually painful to read But it was a sweet pain It was painful because Feuchtwanger gives such keen insight into the psyche of his characters so much so that you feel their frustrations as if they were coming from your own inner being You can feel Yehuda s disgust over the king s barbaric ways you can feel the king s disgust over Yehuda s shrewd ways You can feel the weight of each moment as if you were standing there with them One moment you hate a character the next you are crying for him This book is about torment and snapping points It is about foreign bodies assimilating and rejecting It is a great sweeping story that is dramatic and enlightening I learned a lot of history from this book and at the same time was thoroughly entertained Feuchtwanger though obviously much was an amazing story teller Reiki A Comprehensive Guide disgust over the king s barbaric ways you can feel the king s জামশেদ মুস্তফির হাড় disgust over Yehuda s shrewd ways You can feel the weight of each moment as if you were standing there with them One moment you hate a character the next you are crying for him This book is about torment and snapping points It is about foreign bodies assimilating and rejecting It is a great sweeping story that is Memoirs of Madame de La Tour du Pin dramatic and enlightening I learned a lot of history from this book and at the same time was thoroughly entertained Feuchtwanger though obviously much was an amazing story teller

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Lion Feuchtwanger ✓ 1 READ READ & DOWNLOAD ð DDTUST-UDA.RU ✓ Lion Feuchtwanger FREE READ Die Jüdin von Toledo Bitterness and conflict of their times in a tragic alliance Rauel was the daughter of Yehuda a wealthy proud aristocrat who had come from Seville with his family to serve as Alfonso's Minister of Finance His mission was to replenish the country's depleted treasury but he saw in this assignment an opportunity to prevent war between the Christian North and the Moslem South and in the process to save his own people the Jews from being crushed between these two. An outstanding novel that beautifully blends the themes of religious tolerance power obedience love war jealousy wisdomrevenge and commitment The events take place in the Spain s convivencia period of time when Muslims were dominating many important cities in the Iberian Peninsula The major themes are developed within the framework of Muslims Jews and Christians coexistence The book gives us powerful images of the cultural interactions filled not only with persecution and conversion but also with peaceful relationships and cultural exchanges The most attractive part of the novel is the love story between the king of Castile Alfonso a Christian knight and his mistress Rauel the daughter of his Minister of Finance Don Yehuda a beautiful and intelligent Jewish young woman literate in Arabic and Hebrew not afraid to proclaim openly her faith so much of what affected her was strange to him and he wanted to know everything Every word which one of them said was important even though it sounded so insignificant and playful and if they were alone each recollected the words of the other and thought about them and smiled It was marvelous to understand each other so well even though each was so different from theother In their innermost feelings they were the same each felt precisely what the other wasfeeling a boundless happiness

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Lion Feuchtwanger ✓ 1 READ READ & DOWNLOAD ð DDTUST-UDA.RU ✓ Lion Feuchtwanger FREE READ Die Jüdin von Toledo Ruthless forces But when the impetuous Alfonso fell in love with Rauel and demanded her as his mistress Yehuda had to choose between his daughter's future and the fate of his people In this epic romance of the lovers and their bitter destinies Lion Feuchtwanger one of the world's great historical novelists has brilliantly recreated the drama and pageantry of the Middle Ages rent with love and hate cruelty and compassion profanity and piety bloodshed and ritu. A bit heavy to read as his prose is rather old fashioned but a fascinating story and extremely well written full of insights and a vast knowledge of the three big religions in medieval Spain

  • Paperback
  • 444
  • Die Jüdin von Toledo
  • Lion Feuchtwanger
  • en
  • 18 August 2017
  • 9780615868998