European Jewry and the First Crusade

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European Jewry and the First Crusade

By Robert Chazan

Copyright 1987

University of California Press

The First Crusade brought among its unanticipated results in 1096 a series of violent assaults on major Jewish communities in the Rhineland. Robert Chazan offers the first detailed analysis of these events, illuminating the attitudes that triggered the assaults as well as the beliefs that informed Jewish reactions to them.