The Travels of Benjamin of Tudela: Through Three Continents in the Twelfth Century

The Travels of Benjamin of Tudela: Through Three Continents in the Twelfth Century

It's the year 1159 and a Spanish Jew named Benjamin Tudela is embarking on a fourteen year journey across Europe and into the Middle East. Along the way we have the thrill of experiencing the world during this time period visiting Jews living in precarious situations. These are the times of the Crusaders, pirates, Muslims and all pose challenges to a Jewish man on the road. This is an adventurous odyssey filled with peril and opportunity. Through the narrative and the detailed illustrations we have a window into this exotic and foreign world. 48 pages Ages 8-12

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