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Economic Flexibility

Moneylenders: How did art form public opinion in the medieval period?
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Moneylenders: How did art form public opinion in the medieval period?

In many ways, thanks to Shylock, we have this idea that medieval Jews were moneylenders. Images of Jews as moneylenders show the harms and issues around moneylending in medieval culture. Abby Kornfeld, CUNY. Produced by Down Low Pictures for COJS.

Economic Flexibility
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Economic Flexibility

Introduction Introduction- Economic Flexibility Primary Texts Business Dealings among Jews Eleventh-Century Responsum Business Arrangement between Jew and Bishop Eleventh-Century Responsum from Sefer ha-Dinim Business Dealings between Jew and Non-Jew Eleventh-Century Responsum Business Dealings between Jew and Non-Jew Eleventh-Century Responsum Early Jewish Money Lending, An Anonymous Responsum Dispute between a Jew and a Prior over Loan, […]