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Jewish matrimonial law in the Middle Ages.

Zeev Wilhelm Falk

Jewish matrimonial law in the Middle Ages.

by Zeev Wilhelm Falk

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Published by Oxford U.P in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesUniversity of London. University College. Institute of Jewish Studies. Scripta Judaica -- no.6
The Physical Object
Pagination154p.,23cm
Number of Pages154
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20901118M

This classic work of scholarship illustrates the richness, complexity, and fullness of medieval Jewish life. Readers will discover how much was hidden from the inquisitive and often hostile gaze of Christian Europe. Israel Abrahams vividly details the customs, manners, and mores, and delves into the social culture of Jewish life at this time. In the fourteenth century, Jews were accused of causing the Black Plague by poisoning wells. Jewish communities were expelled from England, France, and, finally, Spain. Issues in the Study of Medieval Jews. Studying Jewish life in the Middle Ages entails the study of the history of Jewish culture as well as Christian culture.

  By focusing on one trial in which Catholic judges were asked to decipher Jewish bigamy law—and ended up mandating that the bigamous marriage continue—this talk explores the strange implications of legal pluralism and religious accommodation in a medieval colonial context. Jewish history to the middle ages. by Dr. Jessica Hammerman and Dr. Shaina Hammerman. Panel from a Torah Shrine from the Ben Ezra Synagogue in Cairo, 11th century, wood (walnut) with traces of paint and gilt, x cm (The Walters Art Museum). The patterns of vine scrolls and lozenges shows the influence of Islamic art.

The same was true with other bishops across western Europe. Thus began the Middle Ages. Pope Gregory I () spelled out Church policy toward the Jews in his decree Sicut Iudaeis Non. As might be expected, it was a synthesis of Roman law and the philosophies of St. Paul and St. Augustine. In the High Middle Ages, Jewish women acted as sandak, holding the child during circumcision ceremonies. They were sometimes included in the Zimmun, .


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Church laws in the Early Middle Ages. Conversions of Jews to Christianity, whether forced or voluntary, during the medieval period were an integral part of the life of Jewish communities in the medieval period.

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FOREIGN ORDERS: Missing: matrimonial law. During the Middle Ages, the ban on marrying non-converted gentiles set in the Talmud was respected - and often reinforced by civil legal codes in various European states that prohibited marriage between Christians and Jews.

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