The burden of silence : Sabbatai Sevi and the evolution of the Ottoman-Turkish dönmes

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Full title: The burden of silence : Sabbatai Sevi and the evolution of the Ottoman-Turkish dönmes / Cengiz Sisman.
Alternative titles: Sabbatai Sevi and the evolution of the Ottoman-Turkish dönmes
Main author: Şişman, Cengiz.
Format: Book           


Summary: "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"--
Language: English
Published: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2017.
Classmark: NS305.8924 /749488
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Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-308) and index.
ISBN: 9780190698560
019069856X