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The Jews of early modern Venice

The Jews of early modern Venice

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jews -- Italy -- Venice -- History -- 16th century,
  • Jews -- Italy -- Venice -- History -- 17th century,
  • Jews -- Italy -- Venice -- History -- 18th century,
  • Jews -- Italy -- Venice -- Intellectual life,
  • Venice (Italy) -- Ethnic relations

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [249]-301) and index

    Statementedited by Robert C. Davis and Benjamin Ravid
    ContributionsDavis, Robert C. 1948-, Ravid, Benjamin C. I
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS135.I85 V4237 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 314 p. ;
    Number of Pages314
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18119048M
    ISBN 100801865123
    LC Control Number00009947


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In this authoritative volume, specialists from many fields of Jewish studies provide an introduction to the history of the ghetto of Venice and up-to-date scholarship on the subject from the perspectives of various disciplines—including political, economic, women's, institutional, social and cultural history, religious studies, and musicology.

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Benjamin Ravid is Jennie and Mayer Weisman Professor of Jewish History at. While the book's coverage extends throughout Venetian history and to the broader contexts of Italy, the main focus is the period when Jewish life in the city was at its most vigorous—from the early sixteenth to early eighteenth centuries, a period which saw the creation of both the cultural heritage and the physical architecture that came to characterize the ghetto.

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Nearly one-third of all Hebrew books printed in Europe before were made in Venice. Tell us about the poetess Sara Copio Sullam and the role the Ghetto in Venice played in European literature.

As Robert Davis writes in the Introduction, the emphasis fell naturally on the early modern period, coterminous with the first two centuries of the ghetto, founded in and named after the zone in Venice where the first of these walled and gated serraglii degli ebrei was located, the period also when the Venetian Jewish community flourished.

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-- L. In the final two chapters, this book presents a broad overview of Jewish religious and cultural life and Jewish relations with non-Jews throughout the early modern period. Jews in the Early Modern. According to her research, early modern Venetians grounded their conceptions of the ghetto in discourses of sight.

Katz’s unique approach demonstrates how Venice’s Jewish ghetto engaged the sensory imagination of its inhabitants in complex and contradictory ways that both shaped urban space and reshaped Christian-Jewish relations. Beginning inthe Republic obliged the Jews to live in an area of the city where the foundries, known in Venetian as geti, had been situated in ancient times, to wear a sign of identification and to manage the city's pawnshops at rates established by La other onerous regulations were also included, in exchange for which the Community was granted the freedom to practice.

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