Christopher Newport University

The Myth of the Medieval Jewish Moneylender

This talk, given by the author of the Myth of the Medieval Jewish Moneylender (Palgrave 2017-2018 - two volumes), challenges a standard historical narrative that portrays Jews as moneylenders who served an essential economic function in Europe. In her talk, Julie Mell will explain how this narrative emerges as a response to modern anti-Semitism and why it is baseless.

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Call (301) 715-8592

Wednesday, November 9, 2022 at 7:00pm

Trible Library

Event Type

Student Activities, Culture & Identity

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Department of Philosophy and Religion
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