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Medieval Antisemitism

  • Abrahams, Israel. Jewish Life in the Middle Ages. (London, 1932)

  • Anderson, G.K. The Legend of the Wandering Jew. (Providence, 1965)

  • Approaches to Judaism in Medieval Times. Edited by David R. Blumenthal.
        (Chico, California, 1984)

  • Aspects of Jewish Culture in the Middle Ages: paper of the 8th annual
        conference of the Center for Medieval and Early Renaissance Studies
        State University of New York, Binghamton, May 3-5. (Albany, 1979)

  • Baer, Yitzhak. Basic Feature of Jewish Historical Development in the
        Middle Ages
    . (Givat Chaviva, 1969)

  • Baron, Salo Wittmayer. A Social and Religious History of the Jews. (New
        York, 1952)

  • Bettan, Israel. Studies in Jewish Preaching: Middle Ages. (Lanham, MD, 1987)

  • Cohen, Jeremy. The Friars and the Jews: the Evolution of Medieval
    . (Ithaca, 1982)

  • Cutler, Allan Harris. The Jew as ally of the Muslim: Medieval roots of
    . (Notre Dame, Ind., 1986)

  • Facets of Medieval Judaism. (New York, 1973)

  • Hyam, Arthur. Philosophy in the Middle Ages: the Christian, Islamic and
        Jewish Traditions
    . (New York, 1967)

  • Katz, Jacob. Tradition and Crisis: Jewish Society at the end of the
        Middle Ages
    . (New York, 1961)

  • Mellinkoff, Ruth. The Horned Moses in Medieval Art and Thought.
        (Berkeley, 1970)

  • Parkes, James William. The Jew in the Medieval Community; a study of his
        political and economic situation
    . (London, 1938)

  • The Conflict of the Church and the Synagogue: a study in
        the origins of anti-semitism
    . (New York, 1974)

  • Schatzmiller, Joseph. Shylock Reconsidered: Jews, Moneylending, and
        Medieval Society
    . (Berkeley, 1990)

  • Sirat, Colette. A History of Jewish Philosophy in the Middle Ages.
        (Cambridge, 1985)

  • Synan, Edward A. The Popes and the Jews in the Middle Ages. (New York, 1965)

  • Albert, Bat-Sheva. "Isidore of Seville: His Attitude Towards Judaism
        and His Impact on Early Medieval Canon Law." Jewish Quarterly
        Review (80), 1989. pp.207-220.

  • Baer, Yitzhak. A History of the Jews in Christian Spain. Philadelphia:
        Jewish Publication Society of America, 1961-66.

  • Barnes, T.D. "Trajan and the Jews." Journal of Jewish Studies (40)
        1989. pp.145-162.

  • Bickerman, Elias. Studies in Jewish and Christian History. Leiden:
        Brill, 1980.

  • Brown, Elizabeth A. "Philip V, Charles IV, and the Jews of France:
        The Alleged Expulsion of 1322." Speculum 1991, p.294.

  • Cohen, Jeremy. Essential Papers on Judaism and Christianity in
        Conflict. New York: New York University Press, 1991.

  • Cohen, Jeremy. The Friars and the Jews: The Evolution of Medieval
        Anti-Semitism. Ithaca, Cornell University Press, 1982.

  • Cohen, Jeremy. "The Jews and the Killers of Christ in the Latin Tradition,
        from Augustine to the Friars." Traditio (39) 1983. pp.1-27.

  • Drijvers, Han J.W. "Jews and Christians at Edessa." Journal of Jewish
        Studies (36) 1985. pp.88-102.

  • Funkenstein, Amos. "Basic Types of Christian Anti-Jewish Polemics in the Later
        Middle Ages." Viator 1971, p.373.

  • Gager, John G. The Origins of Anti-Semitism: Attitudes Towards Judaism in
        Pagan and Christian Antiquity. New York: Oxford University Press,

  • Hsia, Robert Po-chia. The Myth of Ritual Murder. New Haven: Yale University
        Press, 1988.

  • Jordan, William Chester. "The Last Tormentor of Christ: An Image of the Jew
        in Ancient and Medieval Exegesis, Art and Drama." Jewish
        Quarterly Review (87) 1987, pp.21.

  • Langmuir, Gavin I. "From Ambrose of Milan to Emicho of Leiningen: The
        Transformation of Hostility Against Jews in Northern Christendom."
        Settimane di studio italiano si studi sull'alto medioevo. Centro
        italiano di studi sull'alto medio, 1980. p.313.

  • Langmuir, Gavin I. "The Knight's Tale of Young Hugh of Lincoln." Speculum 1972,

  • Langmuir, Gavin I. "Thomas of Monmouth: Detector of Ritual Murder." Speculum 1984,

  • Mitchell, Nicholas Robert. Origen and the Jews: Studies in Jewish-Christian
        Relations in Third Century Palestine. Cmabridge: Cambridge University
        Press, 1976.

  • Moore, R.I. The Formation of a Persecuting Society: Power and Deviance in
        Western Europe. New York: Blackwell, 1987.

  • Neusner, Jacob. Judaism and Christianity in the Age of Constantine. Chicago:
        University of Chicago Press, 1987.

  • Neusner, Jacob & Ernest S. Fredrichs, eds. "To See Ourselves as Others See Us":
        Christians, Jews, and "Others" in Late Antiquity. Chico, CA: Scholars
        Press, 1985.

  • Parkes, James. The Conflict Between Church and Synogogue. New York: Hermon
        Press, 1974.

  • Rabello, Alfredo Mordechai. "On the Relations Between Diocletian and the Jews."
        Journal of Jewish Studies (35) 1984. pp.147-167.

  • Sanders, E.P. Aspects of Judiasm in the Greco-Roman Period. Jewish and Christian
        Self-Definition, Vol. II. London: SCM, 1980.

  • Sanders, E.P. The Shaping of Christianity in the Second and Third Century. Jewish
        and Christian Self-Definition, Vol. I. London:SCM, 1980.

  • Sapperstein, Marc, ed. Jewish Preaching, 1200-1800: An Anthology. New Haven: Yale
        University Press, 1990.

  • Schwartz, Joshua. Jewish Settlement in Judaea After the Bar Kochba War Until the
        Arab Conquest. Jerusalem: Magnes Press, 1986.

  • Shatzmiller, Joseph. Shylock Reconsidered: Jews, Moneylending and the Medieval
        Society. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1990.

  • Simon, Marcel. Verus Israel: A Study of the Relations Between Christians and Jews
        in the Roman Empire (135-425). Trans. H. McKeating. Oxford: Oxford
        University Press, 1986.

  • Simonsohn, Shlomo. The Apostolic See and the Jews: Documents, 492-1404. Toronto:
        Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, 1988.

  • Simonsohn, Shlomo. The Apostolic See and the Jews: History. Toronto: Pontifical
        Institute of Mediaeval Studies, 1991.

    Here's some stuff on Christian-Jewish debates of various types:

  • Blumenkranz, B. Les auteurs chre'tiens latins du moyen a^ge sur les juifs et
         le judaisme
    . Etudes Juives, vol. 4. Paris, 1963.

  • ________. Die Judenpredigt Augustins, Ein Beitrag zur Geschichte der
         ju"disch-christlichen Beziehungen in den ersten Jahrhunderten
         Basler Beitra"ge zur Geschichtswissenschaft. Basel, 1946.

  • ________. "Juden und Ju"disches in christlichen Wundererza"hlungen, Ein      unbekanntes Gebiet religio"ser Polemik." Theologische
    10 (1954): 417-46.

  • ________. Juifs et chre'tiens dans le monde occidental, 430-1096. Etudes
         Juives. Paris, 1960.

  • ________. "Un pamphlet juif me'dio-latin de pole'mique antichre'tienne." Revue
         d'histoire et de philosophie religieuses
    34 (1954): 401-13.

  • Blumenkranz, B., and J. Cha^tillon. "De la pole'mique antijuive a` la cate'che`se
         chre'tienne. L'objet, le contenu et les sources d'une anonyme
         Altercatio Synagogae et Ecclesiae du XIIe sie`cle."
         Recherches de the'ologie ancienne et me'die'vale 23 (1956):

  • Cohen, Jeremy. The Friars and the Jews: The Evolution of Medieval
    . Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press,      1982.

  • Crispin, Gilbert. Gisleberti Crispini Disputatio Iudei et Christiani, et
         Anonymi Auctoris Disputationis Iudei et Christiani Continuatio
         Edited by B. Blumenkranz. Stromata patristica et mediaevalia.
         Utrecht, 1956.

  • Graus, Frantisek. Pest-Geissler-Judenmorde: das 14. Jahrhundert als
    . 1987.

  • Hunt, R. W. "The Disputation of Peter of Cornwall Against Symon the Jew." In
         Studies in Medieval History Presented to F. M. Powicke.
         Oxford, 1948.

  • Peri (Pflaum), Hiram. Der Religionsdisput der Barlaam-Legende. Ein Motiv
         abendla"ndischer Dichtung (Untersuchung, ungedruckte Texte,
         Bibliographie der Legende)
    . Acta Salmanticensia, Filosofia'
         y Letras. Salamanca, 1959.

  • Pflaum, H. Die religio"se Disputation in der europa"ischen Dichtung des
         Mittelalters, Erste Studie: Der allegorische Streit zwischen
         Synagoge und Kirche
    . Genf and Florenz, 1935.

  • Schlauch, M. "The Allegory of Church and Synagoge." Speculum 14 (1939):
         448 ff.

  • Seiferth, W. Synagoge und Kirche im Mittelalter. Mu"nchen, 1964.

  • Serper, A. "Le de'bat entre Synagogue et e'glise au XIIIe sie`cle." Revue des
         e'tudes juives
    4th series 3 (1964): 307-33.

  • Tolan, John. "The Speculum Historiale Redaction of Petrus Alfonsi's
         Dialogi Contra Iudaeos." Vincent of Beauvais
    14 (1989): 4-10.

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