Ancient/Medieval Jewish History
Jewish Language and Poetry
Arabic was the spoken and written tongue of the Jews in the medieval Muslim empire, a fact that encouraged cultural exchange and the development of new forms for Hebrew poetry.
Jews in Palestine
The accumulation of disasters in the Middle Ages--expulsions, crusades, and the Black Death, to name a few--inspired a steady stream of Jewish immigration to the Holy Land.
Jews and “The Church”
Scholar Norman Roth questions whether the idea of the medieval Church makes sense as a category of analysis for Jewish history.
Jews in Medieval Christendom. Jewish History from 632 - 1650. Medieval Jewish History. Jews in the Middle Ages.
The social and intellectual changes brought about by the advent of the printing press.