The Jew in the Medieval World: A Source Book, 315-1791

by Jacob Rader Marcus

Book, 1977

Barcode

123458691

Call number

710 MAR

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Publication

New York : Atheneum, 1977.

Description

This anthology reflects the life of medieval Jews as seen through the eyes of contemporaries. Documents, letters, and other historical narratives date from 315 A.D. to 1791 and range from description of life in Jerusalem, through Russia, to North America.

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LibraryThing member rondoctor
Difficult reading, but one of the few reasonably comprehensive sourcebooks for various edicts affecting Jews from late Roman times through 1791 (when Poland was partitioned).

ISBN

0689701330 / 9780689701337
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