Sanctifying the Name of God: Jewish Martyrs and Jewish Memories of the First Crusade

by Jeremy Cohen (Author)
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"The slaughter of the Jews in the Rhineland in 1096 is one of the better-known events of the First Crusade. Cohen analyzes the texts of the Jewish accounts of these massacres in light of the martyrdom tradition of Masada, well-known at that time, and the contemporary Christian cult of self-sacrifice. . . . Recommended."—Choice

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Publication date
March 26, 2013
Publisher
Collection
Page count
224
ISBN
9780812201635
Paper ISBN
9780812219562