Jews and Christians in Thirteenth-Century France

  • Elisheva Baumgarten
  • Judah D. Galinsky

Part of the The New Middle Ages book series (TNMA)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxv
  2. Introduction: Jews and Christians in Thirteenth-Century France

    1. Elisheva Baumgarten, Judah D. Galinsky
      Pages 1-14
  3. Learning, Law, and Society

  4. Polemics, Persecutions, and Mutual Perceptions

  5. Cultural Expressions and Appropriations: Art, Poetry, and Literature

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 273-282

About this book


A period of great change for Europe, the thirteenth-century was a time of both animosity and intimacy for Jewish and Christian communities. In this wide-ranging collection, scholars discuss the changing paradigms in the research and history of Jews and Christians in medieval Europe, discussing law, scholarly pursuits, art, culture, and poetry.


15th century Christianity continuity critique France French history of literature Jewish law Jewish-Christian relations Judaism Middle Ages poetry society translation women

Editors and affiliations

  • Elisheva Baumgarten
    • 1
  • Judah D. Galinsky
    • 2
  1. 1.Departments of Jewish History and of HistoryThe Hebrew University of JerusalemIsrael
  2. 2.Department of Talmud and Rabbinic LiteratureBar-Ilan UniversityIsrael

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