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Cultural exchange Jews, Christians, and art in the medieval marketplace

Author: Joseph Shatzmiller
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. Princeton University Press 2017
Series: Jews, christians, and muslims from the ancient tot the modern world, 2017: 1
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Shatzmiller
ISBN: 9780691176185 0691176183 9780691156996 0691156999
OCLC Number: 1050048071
Description: 185 p. ill.
Contents: List of Illustrations vii Preface xi Introduction 1 Part 1 Pawnbrokers: Agents of Cultural Transmission 5 Chapter 1 Financial Activities in the Medieval Marketplace 7 Chapter 2 Securities for Loans: Church Liturgical Objects 22 Chapter 3 High Finance: Urban and Princely Pledges 45 Part 2 Human Imagery in Medieval Ashkenaz 59 Chapter 4 The Decorated Home of the Rabbi of Zurich 61 Chapter 5 German Jews and Figurative Art: Appreciation and Reservation 73 Part 3 At the Marketplace: Professionals in the Service of the "Other" 111 Chapter 6 Christian Artists and Jewish Patronage 113 Chapter 7 Jewish Craftsmanship at the Service of the Church 141 Conclusions 158 Appendix Jewish Traditions and Ceremonies: How Original? 162 Select Bibliography 167 Index 177
Series Title: Jews, christians, and muslims from the ancient tot the modern world, 2017: 1
Responsibility: Joseph Shatzmiller.

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"Clearly, this book is only the beginning of a series of works dedicated to the study of material links between medieval Jewish and Christian communities and of the interdependence they unveil. And Read more...

 
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