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A tale of ritual murder in the age of Louis XIV : the trial of Raphaël Lévy, 1669 / Pierre Birnbaum ; translated by Arthur Goldhammer.

Author/Creator:
Birnbaum, Pierre, author.
Publication:
Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2012]
Format/Description:
Book
178 pages : illustrations, maps, facsimiles ; 23 cm
Series:
Stanford studies in Jewish history and culture.
Stanford studies in Jewish history and culture
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Standardized Title:
Récit de "meurtre rituel" au Grand Siècle. English
Subjects:
Blood accusation -- France -- Metz -- History -- 17th century.
Lévy, Raphaël, 1613-1670 -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Trials (Murder) -- France -- Metz -- History -- 17th century.
Jews -- Persecutions -- France -- Metz -- History -- 17th century.
Antisemitism -- France -- History -- 17th century.
Contents:
Introduction : a strange encounter at Montigny-lès-Metz, February 2001
Metz covers the state : the royal order, witches, and Jews
Neighborhood and prejudices
The social and mental universe of the Jews
The myth of ritual murder
The trial of Raphaël Lévy, new Herod
Good Friday at Mayer Schwabe's : a desecration of the sacred host?
Popular threats and royal alliance
The Dreyful affair : a new Lévy affair?
Notes:
"Originally published in French under the title Un récit de "meurtre rituel" au Grand Siècle."
Includes bibliographical references (pages 157-178).
Contributor:
Goldhammer, Arthur, translator.
ISBN:
9780804774048 (cloth : alk. paper)
0804774048 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
756767659
Publisher Number:
40021346694