Entangled Histories ; Knowledge, Authority, and Jewish Culture in the Thirteenth Century

From Halakhic innovation to blood libels, from the establishment of new mendicant orders to the institutionalization of Islamicate bureaucracy, and from the development of the inquisitorial process to the rise of yeshivas, universities, and madrasas, the long thirteenth century saw a profusion of... Ausführliche Beschreibung

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Verfasserangabe: Elisheva Baumgarten, Ruth Mazo Karras, Katelyn Mesler.
Format: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch
veröffentlicht: Philadelphia, Pa. : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2016]
Enthält: Frontmatter -- Contents -- Introduction -- Part I. Intellectual Comm unities and Interactions i n t he Long Thirteenth Century -- Chapter 1. Rabbinic Conceptions of Marriage and Matchmaking in Christian Europe -- Chapter 2. Nahmanides’ Four Senses of Scriptural Signification: Jewish and Christian Contexts -- Chapter 3. Bible and Politics: A Correspondence Between Rabbenu Tam and the Authorities of Champagne -- Chapter 4. Rabbis, Readers, and the Paris Book Trade: Understanding French Halakhic Literature in the Thirteenth Century -- Part II. Secular and Religious Authorities -- Chapter 5. The Madrasa and the Non-Muslims of Thirteenth-Century Egypt: A Reassessment -- Chapter 6. Jews in and out of Latin Notarial Culture: Analyzing Hebrew Notations on Latin Contracts in Thirteenth-Century Perpignan and Barcelona -- Chapter 7. From Christian Devotion to Jewish Sorcery: The Curious History of Wax Figurines in Medieval Europe -- Chapter 8. Nicolas Donin, the Talmud Trial of 1240, and the Struggles Between Church and State in Medieval Europe -- Part III. Translations and Transmissions of Texts and Knowledge -- Chapter 9. Cultural Identity in Transmission: Language, Science, and the Medical Profession in Thirteenth-Century Italy -- Chapter 10. Matter, Meaning, and Maimonides: The Material Text as an Early Modern Map of Thirteenth-Century Debates on Translation -- Chapter 11. Pollution and Purity in Near Eastern Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Crusading Rhetoric -- Chapter 12. Adoption and Adaptation: Judah ha-Levi’s ציון הלא תשאלי לשלום אסיריך in Its Ashkenazic Environment -- ‪‪‪‪ Notes -- List of Contributors -- Index -- Acknowledgments
Frontmatter -- Contents -- Introduction -- Part I. Intellectual Comm unities and Interactions i n t he Long Thirteenth Century -- Chapter 1. Rabbinic Conceptions of Marriage and Matchmaking in Christian Europe -- Chapter 2. Nahmanides’ Four Senses of Scriptural Signification: Jewish and Christian Contexts -- Chapter 3. Bible and Politics: A Correspondence Between Rabbenu Tam and the Authorities of Champagne -- Chapter 4. Rabbis, Readers, and the Paris Book Trade: Understanding French Halakhic Literature in the Thirteenth Century -- Part II. Secular and Religious Authorities -- Chapter 5. The Madrasa and the Non-Muslims of Thirteenth-Century Egypt: A Reassessment -- Chapter 6. Jews in and out of Latin Notarial Culture: Analyzing Hebrew Notations on Latin Contracts in Thirteenth-Century Perpignan and Barcelona -- Chapter 7. From Christian Devotion to Jewish Sorcery: The Curious History of Wax Figurines in Medieval Europe -- Chapter 8. Nicolas Donin, the Talmud Trial of 1240, and the Struggles Between Church and State in Medieval Europe -- Part III. Translations and Transmissions of Texts and Knowledge -- Chapter 9. Cultural Identity in Transmission: Language, Science, and the Medical Profession in Thirteenth-Century Italy -- Chapter 10. Matter, Meaning, and Maimonides: The Material Text as an Early Modern Map of Thirteenth-Century Debates on Translation -- Chapter 11. Pollution and Purity in Near Eastern Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Crusading Rhetoric -- Chapter 12. Adoption and Adaptation: Judah ha-Levi’s ציון הלא תשאלי לשלום אסיריך in Its Ashkenazic Environment -- ‪‪‪‪ Notes -- List of Contributors -- Index -- Acknowledgments
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