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Ritual murder legend in European history

Ritual murder legend in European history

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Published by Association for Cultural Initiatives in Krakow .
Written in English


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ContributionsButtaroni, Susanna, ed.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19509802M
ISBN 108390591138

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Ariel Toaff (born ) is a professor of Medieval and Renaissance History at Bar Ilan University in Israel, whose work has focused on Jews and their history in Italy. He came to international prominence with the publication of the first edition of his controversial book Pasque Di Sangue (Passovers of Blood), in which he claimed historical basis for ritual use of human blood, obtained by.

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Hannah R. Johnson articulates how ethics shapes methodological decisions in the study of the accusation and how questions about.