D Gershon Lewental, PhD—Publications

Old books housed at the Merton College library at Oxford University.
Old books housed at the Merton College library at Oxford University. [Source: Wikipedia.]

Below, I provide a continuously-updated bibliography of my published works, including online links when available.

Table of contents

Books

[Coming soon.]

Articles from peer-reviewed journals and edited books

Encyclopædia contributions (peer-reviewed)

Rostam b. Farrokh-Hormozd’. Encyclopædia Iranica. Edited by Ehsan Yarshater. New York City: Columbia University Center for Iranian Studies, 1996–present (online). (2017)

Qādesiya, Battle of’. Encyclopædia Iranica. Edited by Ehsan Yarshater. New York City: Columbia University Center for Iranian Studies, 1996–present (online). (2013)

Amatus Lusitanus (Amato Lusitano)’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

Bekhor Ashkenazi (Behor Efendi)’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

AvantéEncyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

Barukh ben Isaac Miṭrani’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

Solomon Ben Yaʿesh (also Ibn Yaʿish or Abenæs)’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

Albert Benaroya’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

Avraam Benaroya’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

Meʾir Bikayam’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

Bulgaria’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

Capital Tax Law (Varlık Vergisi, 1942)’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

Albert Carasso (Karasu)’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

Emmanuel Carasso (Karasu)’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

Carmona family’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

Bekhor Isaac David Carmona’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

Elia Rafael Carmona’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

Club des Intimes, Salonica’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

Tobias Cohn (Ṭuviyyah Cohen)’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

Israel Conegliano (Conian)’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

Abraham Danon’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

Henri E Del Medico’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

Jews in Diplomacy, Ottoman Empire and Sharifan Morocco’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

Dragomans (Tercuman; Translators)’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

El Progresso (Yosef ha-Daʿat)’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

Daniel de Fonseca’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

Albert Fua’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

Gaṭigno family’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

Elyakim ben Isaac Gaṭigno’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

ha-Mevasser, Istanbul, 1909–11’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

Samuel Ḥayyim’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

Ḥevra (Charitable or Sacred society)’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

Joseph Ibn Verga’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

David ben Solomon Ibn Yaḥya’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

Jacob Tam ben David Ibn Yaḥya’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

Mordechai ben Solomon Kalai’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

Yehoshua Kalef (Kalev)’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

Karmi Shelli (Edirne)’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

Joseph ben Nissim Kasabi’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

Kethüda (Kâhya, Heb. Shtadlan)’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

Kira (Kiera, Kyra)’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

La Boz de Izmir’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

La Luz de Israel (Istanbul)’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

La Nation (Salonica)’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

Aaron ben Isaac Lapapa’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

L’Aurore (Istanbul)’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

Le Jeune Turc’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

Le Journal d’Orient’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

Moshe Levi (ha-Levi)’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

Levi (le-Vet ha-Levi) family, Salonica’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

Shabbetai Levi’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

Maʿamad’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

Barukh ben Isaac Miṭrani’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

Naḥmias family’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

Joseph Nehama’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

Joseph Niégo’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

Ottoman Empire 3. From 1650 to 1835’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

Pallache family (Turkish branch)’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

Samuel Primo’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

Solomon ben Nissim Qimḥi (Kamḥi)’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

Recanati family’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

Avram Salem’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

Emmanuel Raphael Salem’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

Ḥanokh Saporta’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

Isaac Ṣarfati’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

Aaron ben Joseph Sasson’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

Lucien Sciuto’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

Moshe Shaul’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

Samuel Usque’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

Solomon Usque’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

Azariah Yehoshuʿa (Joshua Ashkenazi)’. Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. Edited by Norman A Stillman, Phillip I Ackerman-Lieberman, Avigdor Levy, et al. Leiden & Boston: E J Brill, 2010.

Other writing

[Coming soon.]

Translations

Books

Peer-reviewed journal articles

Encyclopædia contributions (peer-reviewed)

Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic world. 2nd ed. Leiden: E J Brill (forthcoming): 5 peer-reviewed entries (official Hebrew translator).

Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic world. Leiden: E J Brill, 2010: 140 peer-reviewed entries (official Hebrew translator).

Unpublished work

Qādisiyyah, then and now: A Case study of history and memory, religion, and nationalism in Middle Eastern discourse’. PhD dissertation, Department of Near Eastern & Judaic Studies, Brandeis University, 2011. [abstract]

Upcoming talks and lectures

Please note that not all of these events are open to the general audience; please check with the organisers to confirm.
  • 03 November 2017, 18.15—‘Jewish and Christian minorities in the mediæval Islamic world’ (Medieval Fair Lecture Series, Center for Medieval & Renaissance Studies, University of Oklahoma): Norman Public Library West, 300 Norman Center Court, Norman, Oklahoma.
  • 06 November 2017, 10.00—‘“Micro-minorities” in Israel: Druze, Circassian, and Baháʾí communities and the Jewish State’ (International Studies Institute, University of New Mexico): Lobo A & B, Room 3037/3039, Student Union Building, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
  • 07 November 2017, 12.00—‘What is radical Islam and why is it so “radical”?’ (Institute for International and Immigration Law, Texas Southern University): 3100 Clerbourne St, Room 105/106, Houston, Texas.
  • 07 November 2017, 17.30—‘Minorities and the Jewish state: The Druze, Circassian, and Bahāʾī communities of Israel’ (International Studies Lecture, Texas A&M University): Harrington Education Center 108, 540 Ross St, College Station, Texas.
  • 15 November 2017, 15.00—‘Tajikistan between Iran and Islam: Nationalism and identity in post-Soviet Central Asia’ (Farzaneh Family Center for Iranian and Persian Gulf Studies, University of Oklahoma): Farzaneh Hall 145, Norman, Oklahoma.
  • 21 November 2017, 10.30—‘Call-and-response battles in Syria and Iraq: The Literary construction of Islamic collective memory’ (51st annual meeting of the Middle East Studies Association): Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, Washington, DC.
  • 17 March 2018—‘Armenians, Georgians, and Albanians and the initial Sāsānian response to the Arab-Islamic expansion’ (8th biennial congress of the Association for the Study of Persianate Societies): Ilia State University, Tbilisi, Georgia.
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