The paper analyzes cultural relationships and cultural mixing between Jews and Christians in seventeenth-century Venice, by taking magical knowledge as an observation point. Strategies of social integration will be considered, as well as the use — by members of the Venetian Jewish community — of the category of diversity. The source material will be drawn from the Inquisition, and from civic and criminal magistrate’s courts.

Jews, Magic, and Cultural Hybridity in Early Modern Venice

BARBIERATO, Federico
2012

Abstract

The paper analyzes cultural relationships and cultural mixing between Jews and Christians in seventeenth-century Venice, by taking magical knowledge as an observation point. Strategies of social integration will be considered, as well as the use — by members of the Venetian Jewish community — of the category of diversity. The source material will be drawn from the Inquisition, and from civic and criminal magistrate’s courts.
9788865281420
Ebrei, Magia, Inquisizione, Venezia
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