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IMC 2019: Sessions

Session 221: Material Objects among Jews and Christians during the High Middle Ages

Monday 1 July 2019, 14.15-15.45

Organiser:Irven Resnick, Department of Philosophy & Religion, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga
Moderator/Chair:Miri Rubin, School of History, Queen Mary, University of London
Paper 221-aCollaterals and Beautiful Things: Christian Pledges in Jewish Hands
(Language: English)
Birgit Wiedl, Institut für jüdische Geschichte Österreichs, St. Pölten
Index terms: Archives and Sources, Economics - General, Hebrew and Jewish Studies
Paper 221-bMateriality, Patronage, and Society in the 13th-Century Cologne Jewish Community
(Language: English)
Ephraim Shoham-Steiner, Department of History, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva
Index terms: Hebrew and Jewish Studies, Religious Life

This session will examine the attitude(s) of medieval Jews in Europe to both Christian objects (religious images, books, and the Cross), and to synagogue art and objects in 13th-century Cologne.