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Author Reif, Stefan C.

Title Death in Jewish Life : Burial and Mourning Customs Among Jews of Europe and Nearby Communities.

Imprint Berlin : De Gruyter, 2014.


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Description 1 online resource (400 pages)
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Series Rethinking Diaspora ; v. 1
Rethinking diaspora.
Note Print version record.
Summary This volume examines in inter-disciplinary perspective the degree to which the medieval Ashkenazi were innovative in the area of communal activity surrounding burial and mourning customs. The topics cover liturgical poetry as well as statutory prayers; confessions, final testimonies and acts of charity; funeral and mourning rites; the influences of the surrounding non-Jewish; the effects of major acts of persecution.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Note This work is licensed under a Creative Commons license
Contents Jewish attitudes towards death: a society between time, space and texts / Avriel Bar-Levav -- The early growth of the medieval economy of salvation in Latin Christianity / Frederick S. Paxton -- A response to Professor Paxton's paper / Stefan C. Reif -- From here to hereafter: the Ashkenazi concept of the afterlife in a crusading milieu / Shmuel Shepkaru -- Christian influences on the Yahrzeit Qaddish / Andreas Lehnardt -- Investigation into the early european forms of the idduq ha-Din / Ruth Langer -- Ha-ur Tamim be-khol Po'al: on some Italian roots of the poetic idduq ha-Din in early Ashkenazi rite / Peter Sh. Lehnardt -- Av ha-raamim: on the 'Father of Mercy' prayer / Joseph Isaac Lifshitz -- Liturgy as personal memorial for the victims of 1096 / Abraham Gross -- 'When the grave was searched, the bones of the deceased were not found': corporeal revenants in medieval ashkenaz / Yechiel Y. Schur -- The early Ashkenazi practice of burial with religious paraphenalia / Nati Barak -- The dead as living history: on the publicatio of Die Grabsteine vom jüdischen Freidhof in Würzburg 1147-1346 / Avraham(Rami) Reiner -- Newly found medieval gravestones from Magenza / Nathanja Hüttenmeister and Andreas Lehnardt -- The structures of Hebrew epitaph poetry in Padua / David Malkiel -- The Corpus Epitaphiorum Hebraicorum Italiae (CECHI): a project to publish a complete corpus of epitaphs preserved in Italian Jewish cemetaries / Mauro Perani -- Romans in Istanbul. part 1: historical and literary introduction / Minna Rozen -- Romans in Istanbul. part 2: texts and photographs.
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Subject Jewish mourning customs -- Europe.
Death -- Religious aspects -- Judaism.
Jews -- Europe, Western -- History -- 70-1789.
Judaism -- History -- Medieval and early modern period, 425-1789.
Jewish studies.
RELIGION -- Judaism -- General.
RELIGION -- Judaism -- Rituals & Practice.
Death -- Religious aspects -- Judaism. (OCoLC)fst00888669
Jewish mourning customs. (OCoLC)fst00982858
Jews. (OCoLC)fst00983135
Judaism -- Medieval and early modern period. (OCoLC)fst01907047
Europe. (OCoLC)fst01245064
Western Europe. (OCoLC)fst01272478
Chronological Term 70-1789
Genre/Form Electronic books.
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Lehnardt, Andreas.
Bar-Levav, Avriel.
Other Form: Print version: 9783110338614
ISBN 9783110339185
Standard No. AU@ 000056012502
AU@ 000062551429
CHBIS 010472281
CHNEW 001035252
CHVBK 335923178
CHVBK 556237145
DEBBG BV042349552
DEBBG BV044068866
DEBSZ 478283873

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