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28 June 1309/1320 “Jewish Converts” forbidden from harassing Jewish communities but allowed to keep their property #otdimjh

Today’s double entry tells the sad story of the role and reputation of Jewish Christians in the early middle ages. Trusted by no-one, and with little to help them in their marginalized identities, they were given scant protection or respect … Continue reading

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2 February 1208 Birth of James 1 of Aragon, convenor of the 1264 Disputation between Nachmanides and Pablo Christiani #otdimjh #onthisday

James I (2 February 1208 – 27 July 1276) was King of Aragon, Valencia and Majorca, Count of Barcelona and Lord of Montpellier from 1213 to 1276. His long reign saw the expansion of the House of Aragón on all … Continue reading

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