Cultural Exchange : Jews, Christians, and Art in the Medieval Marketplace

By: Shatzmiller, JosephMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandJews, Christians, and Muslims from the Ancient to the Modern World: Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2013Description: 1 online resource (203 p.)ISBN: 9781400846092Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Cultural Exchange : Jews, Christians, and Art in the Medieval MarketplaceLOC classification: DS135.E81 | S538 2013Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface; Introduction; PART ONE: Pawnbrokers: Agents of Cultural Transmission; CHAPTER ONE: Financial Activities in the Medieval Marketplace; CHAPTER TWO: Securities for Loans: Church Liturgical Objects; CHAPTER THREE: High Finance: Urban and Princely Pledges; PART TWO: Human Imagery in Medieval Ashkenaz; CHAPTER FOUR: The Decorated Home of the Rabbi of Zurich; CHAPTER FIVE: German Jews and Figurative Art: Appreciation and Reservation; PART THREE: At the Marketplace: Professionals in the Service of the "Other"
CHAPTER SIX: Christian Artists and Jewish PatronageCHAPTER SEVEN: Jewish Craftsmanship at the Service of the Church; Conclusions; APPENDIX: Jewish Traditions and Ceremonies: How Original?; Select Bibliography; Index
Summary: Demonstrating that similarities between Jewish and Christian art in the Middle Ages were more than coincidental, Cultural Exchange meticulously combines a wide range of sources to show how Jews and Christians exchanged artistic and material culture. Joseph Shatzmiller focuses on communities in northern Europe, Iberia, and other Mediterranean societies where Jews and Christians coexisted for centuries, and he synthesizes the most current research to describe the daily encounters that enabled both societies to appreciate common artistic values. Detailing the transmission of cult
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Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface; Introduction; PART ONE: Pawnbrokers: Agents of Cultural Transmission; CHAPTER ONE: Financial Activities in the Medieval Marketplace; CHAPTER TWO: Securities for Loans: Church Liturgical Objects; CHAPTER THREE: High Finance: Urban and Princely Pledges; PART TWO: Human Imagery in Medieval Ashkenaz; CHAPTER FOUR: The Decorated Home of the Rabbi of Zurich; CHAPTER FIVE: German Jews and Figurative Art: Appreciation and Reservation; PART THREE: At the Marketplace: Professionals in the Service of the "Other"

CHAPTER SIX: Christian Artists and Jewish PatronageCHAPTER SEVEN: Jewish Craftsmanship at the Service of the Church; Conclusions; APPENDIX: Jewish Traditions and Ceremonies: How Original?; Select Bibliography; Index

Demonstrating that similarities between Jewish and Christian art in the Middle Ages were more than coincidental, Cultural Exchange meticulously combines a wide range of sources to show how Jews and Christians exchanged artistic and material culture. Joseph Shatzmiller focuses on communities in northern Europe, Iberia, and other Mediterranean societies where Jews and Christians coexisted for centuries, and he synthesizes the most current research to describe the daily encounters that enabled both societies to appreciate common artistic values. Detailing the transmission of cult

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Joseph Shatzmiller is the Smart Family Professor of Judaic Studies at Duke University. He is the author of Shylock Reconsidered and Jews, Medicine, and Medieval Society .

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