Beyond the Yellow Badge: Anti-judaism and Antisemitism in Medieval and Early Modern Visual Culture (Brill's Series in Jewish Studies)

Beyond the Yellow Badge: Anti-judaism and Antisemitism in Medieval and Early Modern Visual Culture (Brill's Series in Jewish Studies)

Mitchell B. Merback


In 13 essays through top artwork historians, and a serious advent via the editor, "Beyond the Yellow Badge" seeks to reframe the connection among eu visible tradition and the altering element of the Christian majority s unfavourable conceptions of Jews and Judaism in the course of the heart a long time and early smooth classes. through situating their matters inside of a large continuum of ancient and demanding matters, the authors inquire into such questions because the transferring politics of toleration and intoleration; the function performed via anti-Judaic legends within the formation of Christian cults; the function of optimistic reviews of Hebrew, Jewish studying and Christian hopes for Jewish conversion; and the transformation of spiritual anti-Judaism into its glossy racial and nationalistic opposite numbers. The booklet can be of distinctive curiosity to artwork historians, cultural historians, scholars of Christian theology and Jewish heritage, and to informed common readers. This ebook is usually on hand in paperback."

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