The conversion of Herman the Jew autobiography, history, and fiction in the twelfth century

Schmitt, Jean-Claude 1946-

The conversion of Herman the Jew autobiography, history, and fiction in the twelfth century Jean-Claude Schmitt; translated by Alex J. Novikoff - 302 p., [6] p. of plates ill., map 24 cm - The Middle Ages series .

Includes bibliographical references (p. 241-296) and index

Fiction and truth -- Medieval autobiography -- The dream and its interpretation -- Conversion to images -- Baptism and name -- "A new era of conversion." -- Extract from the Vita of Godfried, Count of Cappenburg -- Herman the former Jew: short work on the subject of his conversion [text in English].

9780812242546 hardcover : alk. paper

2010004925


Herman of Scheda active 12th century Opusculum de conversione sua


Christian converts from Judaism--History and criticism--Germany--Biography

Class of Fall 2016 Nina Maria Gorrissen Fellow in History Fellow

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