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The State and the Jews—Expulsion

King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella

  1. Introduction
    1. Expulsion
  2. Images
    1. Expulsion from France, 1182
    2. Edict of Expulsion from Aragon and Castile, 1492
    3. Edict of Expulsion from Granada, 1492
    4. King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella
  3. Primary Texts
    1. King Philip Augustus, 1182, Rigord of St. Denis
    2. Duke John of Brittany, 1239 Ducal Document
    3. Count Charles of Anjou and Maine. 1289 Comital Document
    4. King Edward I of England, 1290 Royal Document
    5. King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of Spain, 1492 Royal Document
  4. Secondary Literature
    1. R. Mundill, England’s Jewish Solution- Experiment and Expulsion, 1262-1290 (Cambridge- Cambridge University Press, 1998), 249-285.
    2. W. Jordan, The French Monarchy and the Jews, (Philadelphia- University of Pennsylvania Press, 1989) 179-259.
    3. Y. Baer, A History of the Jews in Christian Spain, trans. Louis Schoffman et al. (2 vols.; Philadelphia- Jewish Publication Society), 2-170-243.
    4. H. Beinart, The Expulsion of the Jews from Spain, trans. J. Green (Oxford- The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, 2002).
    5. N. Roth, Conversos, Inquisition, and the Expulsion of the Jews from Spain (Madison- University of Wisconsin Press, 2002), 271-316.
    6. B. Gampel, The Last Jews on Iberian Soil- Navarrese Jewry 1479/1498 (Berkeley- University of California Press, 1989).
  5. Videos
    1. What were the reasons for the numerous expulsions of Jews from Christian lands? Prof. Robert Chazan. Produced by Down Low Pictures for COJS.
    2. Where did Jews go after expulsion from Western Europe? Prof. Robert Chazan.

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  1. Gary Michael Tartakov says:

    I am seeking a good source for estimates on the numbers of Jews in western Christendom during the central middle ages, before the expulsions.