Ritter, Burgen und Dörfer. Mittelalterliches Leben in Stadt und Land. Sonderausstellung zum 650. Todestag Konrads II. von Schlüsselberg

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Translated title Knights, Castles and Villages. Medieval Life in Town and Country. Special exhibition on the occasion of the 650th anniversary of the death of Konrad II von Schlüsselberg

Tüchersfeld, Germany, 1997. 284 pp., illustrations: 118 col., 185 b&w, 20.7 × 19.4 cm. German.




Fränkisches Schweiz-Museum Tüchersfeld (16 May–28 October 1997)


Religious, courtly and rural aspects of medieval life between the years 500 and 1500. Catalog in eleven parts, addressing such topics as: Territorial development; gold and coinage; sickness, epidemics and death; belief; the city in the Middle Ages; and crafts. Section VIII “Die Juden” (pp. 161–169) with essay by Rainer Hofmann “Juden im Mittelalter in der Fränkischen Schweiz” [Jews in the Middle Ages in Franconian Switzerland]. Listing of Jewish exhibits (9 numbered entries, 12 items), includes Hebrew illuminated manuscripts, medieval tombstones, a model of a mikvah, two representations of Jews in Christian sources, and domestic objects from Jewish medieval residences in Nuremberg. Detailed entries for most exhibits. 399 entries (more than 450 items).

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Christian illuminated manuscriptsHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Ashkenaz, 12th–14th CHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Ashkenaz, 15th CMicrographyMikvahPrayerbooks/MahzorsTombstones, GermanyTombstones, medievalWoodcuts

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