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After the Black Death : plague and commemoration among Iberian Jews

Author: Susan L Einbinder
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2018]
Series: Middle Ages series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In After the Black Death, Susan L. Einbinder uncovers Jewish responses to plague and violence in fourteenth-century Provence and Iberia. Einbinder's original research reveals a wide, heterogeneous series of Jewish literary responses to the plague, including Sephardic liturgical poetry; a medical tractate written by the Jewish physician Abraham Caslari; epitaphs inscribed on the tombstones of twenty-eight Jewish  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan L Einbinder
ISBN: 9780812250312 0812250311
OCLC Number: 1005691257
Notes: Includes a translation of the Toledo plague epitaphs.
Description: 232 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Before the plague: anti-Jewish violence and the pastoureaux --
Emanuel ben Joseph: trauma and the commemorative lament --
Abraham Caslari: a Jewish physician on the plague --
Stones of memory: the Toledo epitaphs --
Bones and poems: perpetrators and victims.
Series Title: Middle Ages series.
Responsibility: Susan L. Einbinder.

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In After the Black Death, Susan L. Einbinder uncovers Jewish responses to plague and violence in fourteenth-century Provence and Iberia, discovering a fundamental continuity in Jewish worldview and  Read more...

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