Reflections of everyday Jewish life: evidence from medieval cemeteries

Elisheva Baumgarten

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Abstract

This article discusses the connection between Jewish cemeteries and Jewish communal circumstances and focuses on the possibility of analysing surviving epitaphs to discover information about every day life. Using examples from Worms and Würzburg, the article points to possible directions for future research and conclusions that emerge from these sources.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLes vivants et les morts dans les sociétés médiévales
Pages95-104
Number of pages10
StatePublished - 2018

RAMBI Publications

  • RAMBI Publications
  • Jewish cemeteries -- Germany -- Worms
  • Jewish epitaphs -- Germany -- Worms
  • Jewish epitaphs -- Germany -- Wurzburg
  • Jewish cemeteries -- Germany -- Wurzburg
  • Jewish way of life -- History
  • Jewish communities -- Germany

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