The burden of silence : Sabbatai Sevi and the evolution of the Ottoman-Turkish dönmes
The burden of silence : Sabbatai Sevi and the evolution of the Ottoman-Turkish dönmes / Cengiz Sisman.
Sabbatai Sevi and the evolution of the Ottoman-Turkish dönmes
|Main author:||Şişman, Cengiz.|
"This is the first comprehensive social, intellectual and religious history of the wide-spread Sabbatean movement from its birth in the Ottoman Empire in the seventeenth century to the Republic of Turkey in the first half of the twentieth century, claiming that they owed their survival to the internalization of the Kabbalistic "burden of silence"--
New York, NY :
Oxford University Press,
Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-308) and index.