Robert Chazan

in God, Humanity, and History

Published by University of California Press

Published in print September 2000 | ISBN: 9780520221277
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520923959 | DOI:

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This concluding chapter reviews the important points that were discussed in the previous twelve chapters of the book. It looks at the time-bound objectives of the three Hebrew First Crusade narratives that were discussed. It identifies the timeless issues faced by the survivors of the 1096 catastrophe, and details the impact of the “twelfth-century renaissance.” The chapter also examines concepts such as talmudic exegenesis, Jewish immersion, and Jewish creativity.

Keywords: time-bound objectives; Hebrew; First Crusade narratives; timeless issues; 1096 catastrophe; twelfth-century renaissance; talmudic exegenesis; Jewish immersion; Jewish creativity

Chapter.  1820 words. 

Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945)

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