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Revealing the Secrets of the Jews: Johannes Pfefferkorn and Christian Writings about Jewish Life and Literature in Early Modern Europe
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Languages, Department of Scandinavian Languages.ORCID iD: 0000-0003-3890-4630
2017 (English)Collection (editor) (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

Contents

Illustrations

Acknowledgements

Contributors

A Note on Spelling and Referencing

Introduction

1 Jonathan Adams and Cordelia Heß

Jewish Life and Books under Scrutiny: Ethnography, Polemics, and Converts

I Life and campaigns

2 David H. Price

Johannes Pfefferkorn and Imperial Politics

3 Franz Posset

In Search of the Historical Pfefferkorn: The Missionary to the Jews, 1507–1508

4 Avner Shamir

Johannes Pfefferkorn and the Dual Form of the Confiscation Campaign

II Books and dissemination

5 Jan-Hendryk de Boer

Pfefferkorn’s Books or the Most Rational Man in the World

6 Naomi Feuchtwanger-Sarig

Synagoga Veritas? Johannes Pfefferkorn and his Synagogue Descriptions in the buchlijn der iuden beicht

7 Cordelia Heß

Jew-Hatred Sells? Anti-Jewish Print Production in the German Dialects

8 Jonathan Adams

“Thus shall Christian people know to punish them”: Translating Pfefferkorn into Danish

III Converts, ethnography, and polemics

9 Maria Diemling

Patronage, Representation, and Conversion: Victor von Carben (1423–1515) and his Social Networks

10 Stephen G. Burnett

Luther’s Chief Witness: Anthonius Margaritha’s Der gantz Jüdisch glaub (1530/1531)

11 Yaacov Deutsch

The Reception History of Ethnographic Literature about the Jews

12 Ryan W. Szpiech

From Convert to Convert: Two Opposed Trends in Late Medieval and Early Modern Anti-Jewish Polemic

13 Imanuel Clemens Schmidt

Revealing the Absurdity of Jewish Hopes: From Polemical Ethnography to Basnage’s L’Histoire des Juifs

14 Markéta Kabůrková

Tela Ignea Satanae: Christian Scholars and the Editing of Hebrew Polemical Literature

15 Avery Gosfield

Gratias post mensam in diebus festiuis cum cantico hebrayim: A New Look at an Early Sixteenth-Century Tzur Mishelo

Works Attributed to Johannes Pfefferkorn

Bibliography

Indices

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2017. , xviii + 325 p.
Keyword [en]
Johannes Pfefferkorn, ethnography, polemics, anti-Judaism, Anthonius Margaritha, Jacques Basnage, Victor von Carben
National Category
History and Archaeology
Research subject
History; History of Religions
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-317529ISBN: 978-3-11-052254-9 (print)ISBN: 978-3-11-052434-5 (electronic)ISBN: 978-3-11-052256-3 (electronic)OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-317529DiVA: diva2:1082119
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Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation
Available from: 2017-03-15 Created: 2017-03-15 Last updated: 2017-03-15

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