Gedaliah Alon (Hebrew: גדליה אלון; 1901–1950) was an Israeli historian.
1 Biography 2 Awards and recognition 3 Published works 4 See also 5 References
Biography Gedaliah Rogoznitski (later Alon) was born in 1901 in Kobryn, Belarus (then in Russian-ruled Poland). In 1924, he studied for a year at Berlin University and, in 1926, he emigrated to the British Mandate of Palestine and continued his studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He later joined the faculty of the Hebrew University. Awards and recognition In 1953, three years after his death, Alon was posthumously awarded the Israel Prize for Jewish studies, the inaugural year of the prize. Published works
Jews, Judaism, and the Classical World: Studies in Jewish History in the Times of the Second Temple and Talmud; translated from the Hebrew by Israel Abrahams, Jerusalem: Magnes Press, the Hebrew University, 1977. The Jews in their Land in the Talmudic Age (70-640 C.E.); translated and edited by Gershon Levi, Jerusalem: Magnes Press, the Hebrew University, 1980-1984; Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1989.
List of Israel Prize recipients
^ "Israel Prize recipients in 1953 (in Hebrew)". Israel Prize Official Site. Archived from the original on 19 August 2011.
WorldCat Identities VIAF: 36961271 LCCN: n80165366 ISNI: 0000 0000 8115 4167 GND: 1089153066 SUDOC: 030408199 BNF: cb121827925 (data)
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