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JDST 790 01 (22832) /RLST776/HIST601
The Jews in Medieval Societies
Ivan Marcus
T 1.30-3.20
Spring 2014 
 
Research seminar that focuses on a comparison of the two medieval Jewish subcultures of Ashkenaz (northern Christian Europe) and Sefarad (mainly Muslim and Christian Spain). Issues in historiography and comparative methodology complement discussions about the symbols and reality of literary, political, and economic features of each society.