Trent 1475: Stories of a Ritual Murder Trial

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On Easter Sunday, 1475, the dead body of a two-year-old boy named Simon was found in the cellar of a Jewish family's house in Trent, Italy. Town magistrates arrested all eighteen Jewish men and one Jewish woman living in Trent on the charge of ritual murder - the killing of a Christian child in order to use his blood in Jewish religious rites. ...

Trent 1475: Stories of a Ritual Murder Trial 1996, Yale University Press, New Haven

ISBN-13: 9780300068726

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