Francisco de Torrejoncillo and the Centinela contra Judíos (1674)
seventeenth-century boy suggest that the question of clothing in particular and the material culture of children in general can tell us much about the lives of children and about the attitudes toward children in early modern Jewish communities. While I will concentrate here on the question of clothing, some
intra-Jewish phenomenon is currently observed in its dynamic complexity. 1 The present article will focus on a later strand of Karaite Judaism: the Karaites of Poland-Lithuania and their devout poetry during the early modern period. 2 Writing formalistic Hebrew poetry had been an essential mode of
: cultural transfer, we shall chart the implications of its use in an early modern context. Secondly, we must consider alternatives that may take us beyond our own conceptual confines, and help us fuse our horizon with that of our historical subjects. As an early modern benchmark I have chosen two works by
Edited by Martin Mulsow and Richard H. Popkin
Contributors include: Elisheva Carlebach, Allison P. Coudert, Martin Mulsow, Richard H. Popkin, Marsha Keith Schuchard, and Arthur Williamson.
Visual Representation and Jewish-Christian Dynamics in the Middle Ages and Early Modern Period
Edited by Eva Frojmovic
Contributors include: Michael Batterman, Marc Michael Epstein, Eva Frojmovic, Thomas Hubka, Sara Lipton, Annette Weber, and Diane Wolfthal.