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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.

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