The accommodated Jew : English antisemitism from Bede to Milton / Kathy Lavezzo.

England during the Middle Ages was at the forefront of European antisemitism. It was in medieval Norwich that the notorious "blood libel" was first introduced when a resident accused the city's Jewish leaders of abducting and ritually murdering a local boy. England also enforced legis...

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Main Author: Lavezzo, Kathy (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2016.
Table of Contents:
  • Sepulchral Jews and stony Christians : supersession in Bede and Cynewulf
  • Medieval urban noir : the Jewish house, the Christian mob, and the city in post-conquest England
  • The minster and the privy : Jews, lending and the making of Christian space in Chaucer's England
  • In the shadow of Moyse's hall : Jews, the city, and commerce in the Croxton play of the sacrament
  • Failures of fortification and the counting houses of The Jew of Malta
  • Readmission and displacement : Menasseh ben Israel, William Prynne, John Milton.