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Significant Events In Jewish And World History: Rashi through the Spanish Expulsion.

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Events in Bold Type are illustrated on the Time Line Display Of Jewish History

Years
From
Creation

Common
Era
4800 1040 BIRTH OF "RASHI". "P'tirah" (Death) of Rabenu Gershom (Germany). Period of Rishonim begins (3)
4815 1055 "P'tirah" (Death) of Rav Shmuel Ha-nagid (3)
4826 1066 William of Normandy conquers England (2)
4830 1070 "P'tirah" (Death) of Shlomo Ib'n Gebirol (Spain) (3)
4856 1096 First Crusade (2)
4863 1103 "P'tirah" (Death) of Rav Yitzchak Alfasi (Spain) (2)
4866 1106 "P'tirah" (Death) of Rav Nosson (Italy - Author of the Aruch) (2)
4891 1131 BIRTH OF "RAMBAM" (Maimonides) (3)
4900 1140 Writing of the Cuzari by Rav Yehudah Halevi (Spain) (3)
4904 1144 First Blood Libel against the Jews (England) (2)
4930 1170 "P'tirah" (Death) of Rabenu Tam (3)
4935 1175 "P'tirah" (Death) of Rav Yitzchak Hazaken, Rav Shimshon Mishantz, Rashbam (3)
4965 1205 "P'tirah" (Death) of "Rambam" (Maimonides) (Egypt) (3)
4970 1210 300 French and English rabbis make aliah and settle in Israel (2)
4975 1215 Fourth Lateran Council (Badge of Shame instituted). Magna Carta (2)
5002 1242 Burning of the Talmud in Paris (2)
5004 1244 Tartars capture Jerusalem (2)
5020 1260 Mongols under Hulagu devastate Jerusalem (2)
5027 1267 "Ramban" (Nachmanides) arrives in Eretz Yisrael (Israel) (2)
5050 1290 Expulsion of all Jews from England (2)
5051 1291 Acre captured by Muslims, End of the Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem (2)
5053 1293 "P'tirah" (Death) of Rabbi Meir of Rothenburg (Germany) (2)
5064 1304 Rav Asher ("Rosh") moves to Spain and meets "Rashbah" (2)
5065 1305 "P'tirah" (Death) of Rav Moshe DeLeon, who revealed the Zohar (2)
5097 1337 Beginning of the Hundred Years' War (2)
5108 1348 The Black Death (2)
5155 1394 Expulsion of all Jews from France (2)
5173 1413 Debate between Jews and Apostates at Tortosa (2)
5235 1475 Rashi commentary printed in Reggio de Calabria -beginning of Hebrew printing (2)
5240 1480 Inquisition established in Spain (2)
5252 1492 EXPULSION OF ALL JEWS FROM SPAIN. Columbus discovers America (2)

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