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Studies in Medieval Religions and Cultures


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From Mass Conversion to Expulsion Jews and New Christians in the Kingdom of Naples (1492–1541)

From Mass Conversion to Expulsion: Jews and New Christians in the Kingdom of Naples (1492–1541)

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Nadia Zeldes
April 23, 2024

This book explores the events that marked the last decades of Jewish presence in the kingdom of Naples from 1492 to 1541. It employs a comparative approach in the examination of the mass conversion of the Jews in the Kingdom of Naples in 1495, the failed attempt to establish a Spanish‑style ...

Irenaeus of Sirmium and His Story in the Medieval East and West Remembering a Lesser Saint

Irenaeus of Sirmium and His Story in the Medieval East and West: Remembering a Lesser Saint

1st Edition

By Marijana Vuković
December 01, 2023

The study of hagiographies has generally been focused on the more prominent saints of late antiquity and the Middle Ages who inspired significant and long-lasting veneration. However, this has caused many less-well-known saints to be pushed aside and forgotten. This book is a study into one such ...

Converting the Saxons A Study of Violence and Religion in Early Medieval Germany

Converting the Saxons: A Study of Violence and Religion in Early Medieval Germany

1st Edition

By Joshua M. Cragle
October 06, 2023

Utilizing a “crusading ethos,” from 772 to 804 AD, Charlemagne, King of the Franks, waged war against the continental Saxons to integrate them within the growing Frankish Empire and facilitate their conversion to Christianity. While substantial research has been produced concerning various ...

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