The Jew in the Medieval World: A Sourcebook, 315-1791 / Edition 1

The Jew in the Medieval World: A Sourcebook, 315-1791 / Edition 1

by Jacob Rader Marcus, Marc Saperstein
     
 

To gain an accurate view of medieval Judaism, one must look through the eyes of Jews and their contemporaries. First published in 1938, Jacob Rader Marcus’s classic source book on medieval Judaism provides the documents and historical narratives which let the actors and witnesses of events speak for themselves. The 137 sources included in the anthology

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To gain an accurate view of medieval Judaism, one must look through the eyes of Jews and their contemporaries. First published in 1938, Jacob Rader Marcus’s classic source book on medieval Judaism provides the documents and historical narratives which let the actors and witnesses of events speak for themselves. The 137 sources included in the anthology include historical narratives, codes, legal opinions, martyrologies, memoirs, polemics, epitaphs, advertisements, folk-tales, ethical and pedagogical writings, book prefaces and colophons, commentaries, and communal statutes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780878202171
Publisher:
Hebrew Union College Press
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
512
Sales rank:
1,038,967
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.30(d)

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