Sentence Examples


  • When the king of Persia, Shapur, captured Mazaca-Caesarea, the Cappadocian capital, Samuel refused to mourn for the 12,000 Jews who lost their livesin its defence.
  • Like many of the Spanish Jews he united scholarly tastes with political ability.
  • Like Heine, Auerbach and Steinthal, he rose superior to the narrower ideals of the German Jews, and took a leading place in German literature and thought.
  • The Jews were forbidden to reside in the city, but Christians were freely admitted.
  • Leo showed special favours to the Jews and permitted them to erect a Hebrew printing-press at Rome.