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The Lisbon Massacre of 1506 and the Royal Image in the Shebet Yehudah

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The Lisbon Massacre of 1506 and the Royal Image in the Shebet Yehudah - Yerushalmi, Yosef H
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Jews in exile have often struggled for the protection of the highest governmental power, whether king, emperor, caliph, or pope, because they learned early that their safety could not be entrusted to the goodwill of their gentile neighbors or the local authorities. Alexandrian Jews in the Hellenistic period relied on Imperial Rome instead of their native Alexandria, and Jews in medieval Europe sought ties with the Carolingian emperors, circumventing all inferior feudal relationships. In all such cases of vertical alliances ...

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The Lisbon Massacre of 1506 and the Royal Image in the Shebet Yehudah 2015, Hebrew Union College Press, Cincinnati

ISBN-13: 9780822963769

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