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Medieval Jews and the Christian past : Jewish historical consciousness in Spain and Southern France

Author: Ram Ben-Shalom
Publisher: Oxford ; Portland, Oregon : The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, 2016.
Series: Littman library of Jewish civilization (Series)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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<P>The focus in this book is on the historical consciousness of the Jews of Spain and southern France in the late Middle Ages, and specifically on their perceptions of Christianity and Christian history and culture. RamBen-Shalom offers a detailed analysis of Jews' exposure to the history of those among whom they lived. He shows that the Jews in these southern European lands experienced a relatively open  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 2014035579
(OCoLC)930325648
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ram Ben-Shalom
ISBN: 9781789627787 1789627788
OCLC Number: 1137744867
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Genres and motives --
Rome: images and influence --
Jesus and the origins of Christianity --
History of the Church --
History of the Iberian monarchies.
Series Title: Littman library of Jewish civilization (Series)
Other Titles: Mul tarbut Notsrit.
Responsibility: Ram Ben-Shalom ; translated by Chaya Naor.

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<P>The focus in this book is on the historical consciousness of the Jews of Spain and southern France in the late Middle Ages, and specifically on their perceptions of Christianity and Christian history and culture. RamBen-Shalom offers a detailed analysis of Jews' exposure to the history of those among whom they lived. He shows that the Jews in these southern European lands experienced a relatively open society that was sensitive to and knowledgeable about voices from other cultures, and that this had significant consequences for shaping Jewish historical consciousness.</p>

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