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Jews as Idolatrous and Sub-Human, Allied with the Forces of Evil

Medieval W. Christendom

  1. Introduction
    1. Introduction- Jews as Idolatrous and Sub-Human, Allied with the Forces of Evil
  2. Images
    1. Israelites Worshipping the Golden Calf
    2. Israelites Worshipping the Golden Calf—Detail
    3. Theophilus Makes a Pact with the Devil
    4. Manticore
    5. Jews Barred from Heaven
    6. Jews, Heretics, and Other Miscreants Adore Antichrist
    7. Jews as Adherents of Antichrist
  3. Primary Texts
    1. Jew and Devil in Twelfth-Century France, Twelfth-Century Memoir of Guibert of Nogent
    2. Re-Telling of Ancient Jew and Devil Story, Thirteenth-Century Collection of Jacob of Voragine
    3. Jews and Antichrist, Tenth-Century Adso,Essay on Antichrist
    4. Jews and Antichrist , Twelfth-Century Play of Antichrist
    5. Jews and Antichrist, Fourteenth-/Fifteenth-Century Historienbibel
    6. Jews in the Depths of Hell, Thirteenth-Century Collection of Jacob of Voragine
  4. Secondary Literature
    1. J. Trachtenberg, The Devil and the Jews- The Medieval Conception of the Jews and Its Relationship to Modern Antisemitism (2 nd ed.; Philadelphia- Jewish Publication Society, 1993).
    2. R.Bonfil, “The Devil and the Jews in the Christian Consciousness of the Middle Ages,” in Antisemitism through the Ages, ed. S. Almog (Oxford- Pergamon Press,1988), 91-98.
    3. D.Strickland, Saracens, Demons, and Jews- Making Monsters in Medieval Art (Princeton- Princeton University Press, 2003), 95-155.

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