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European Jewry and the First Crusade

European Jewry and the First Crusade
Author: Robert Chazan
ISBN 13: 9780520205062
ISBN 10: 520205065
Edition: N/A
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication Date: 1996-02-01
Format: Paperback
Pages: 380
List Price: $33.95

One of the unanticipated results of the First Crusade in 1095 was a series of violent assaults on major Jewish communities in the Rhineland. Robert Chazan offers the first detailed analysis of these events, illuminating the attitudes that triggered the assaults as well as the beliefs that informed Jewish reactions to them.