Beautiful death : Jewish poetry and martyrdom in medieval France /

When Crusader armies on their way to the Holy Land attacked Jewish communities in the Rhine Valley, many Jews chose suicide over death at the hands of Christian mobs. With their defiant deaths, the medieval Jewish martyr was born. With the literary commemoration of the victims, Jewish martyrology fo...

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Main Author: Einbinder, Susan L., 1954-
Format: eBook
Published: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2002.
Series:Jews, Christians, and Muslims from the ancient to the modern world.
Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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