European Jewry and the First Crusade

European Jewry and the First Crusade

by Robert Chazan

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Overview

One of the unanticipated results of the First Crusade in 1095 was a series of violent assaults on major Jewish communities in the Rhineland. Robert Chazan offers the first detailed analysis of these events, illuminating the attitudes that triggered the assaults as well as the beliefs that informed Jewish reactions to them.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780520055667
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 03/16/1987
Pages: 380
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x (d)

About the Author


Robert Chazan is Scheuer Professor of Hebrew and Judaic Studies and chair of the Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies at New York University.

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