Marking the Jews in Renaissance Italy : politics, religion, and the power of symbols / Flora Cassen.

It is a little known fact that as early as the thirteenth century, Europe's political and religious powers tried to physically mark and distinguish the Jews from the rest of society. During the Renaissance, Italian Jews first had to wear a yellow round badge on their chest, and then later, a ye...

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Main Author: Cassen, Flora, (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2017.
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