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This presentation discusses two responses to the 1475 trial of Jews accused of ritually murdering a Christian boy, Simon, in the city of Trent. One comes from Pope Sixtus IV and another, a century later, from a Jewish chronicler, Joseph ha-Cohen.

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25-8-2004 9:00 AM

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Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT

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Trent 1475: The Responses of a Pope and a Jewish Chronicler

Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT

This presentation discusses two responses to the 1475 trial of Jews accused of ritually murdering a Christian boy, Simon, in the city of Trent. One comes from Pope Sixtus IV and another, a century later, from a Jewish chronicler, Joseph ha-Cohen.

Click here to view the presentation.