Diplomacy, Jews in, Ottoman Empire and Sharifan Morocco
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From the fifteenth to the seventeenth century, Jews played a prominent role in foreign relations between the Ottoman Empire and European states, sometimes as active, formal participants who might be labeled “diplomats,” but often informally in the background. Jews were involved on the both the Ottoman and European sides, but the participation of women on t…

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D Gershon Lewental, “Diplomacy, Jews in, Ottoman Empire and Sharifan Morocco”, in: Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World, Executive Editor Norman A. Stillman. Consulted online on 15 February 2019
First published online: 2010

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