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The Jews of Medieval Western Christendom: 1000 1500


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Beschreibung

Beschreibung

A comprehensive synthesis of medieval Jewish history between AD 1000 and 1500.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

List of maps; Preface; Introduction; Part I. Prior Legacies: 1. The Muslim legacy; 2. The Christian legacy; 3. The Jewish legacy; Part II. The Pan-European Roman Catholic Church: 4. Theological doctrine; 5. Ecclesiastical policies; 6. Imagery of Judaism and the Jews; 7. Cultural and spiritual creativity: danger, challenge, stimulus; 8. Looking ahead; Part III. The Older Jewries of the South: 9. Southern France; 10. Christian Spain; 11. Italy and Sicily; Part IV. The Newer Jewries of the North: Northern France: 12. Northern France; 13. England; Part V. The Newer Jewries of the North: Germany and Eastern Europe: 14. Germany; 15. Eastern Europe; Part VI. Material Challenges, Successes and Failures: 16. Obstacles and attractions; 17. The governing authorities; 18. Successes; 19. The dynamics of deterioration; Part VII. Spiritual Challenges, Successes and Failures: 20. Proselytizing, conversion and resistance; 21. Strengthening traditional lines of Jewish cultural creativity; 22. Innovative lines of cultural creativity; 23. New and creative Jewish culture; Epilogue; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

Portrait

Dr. Robert Chazan is currently S. H. and Helen R. Scheur Professor of Hebrew and Judaic Studies at New York University.

Pressestimmen

"...this book is highly readable and well conceived." -Dean Phillip Bell, H-HRE " Robert Chazen has presented a clear, concise, yet complex synthetic history of medieval European Jewish communities from 1000-1500. There is much here of use for a variety of readers..." - Dana Wessell Lightfoot, Canadian Journal of History "...well rounded and highly informed presentation..." -Michael Toch, The Medieval Review "As a survey of Jewish-Christian relations, this is certainly a good starting point for students." -R. N. Swanson, Sixteenth Century Journal
EAN: 9780521846660
ISBN: 0521846668
Untertitel: 'Cambridge Medieval Textbooks ('. New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 2006
Seitenanzahl: 364 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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