I TATTI STUDIES IN ITALIAN RENAISSANCE HISTORY
Cover: A Convert’s Tale: Art, Crime, and Jewish Apostasy in Renaissance Italy, from Harvard University PressCover: A Convert’s Tale in HARDCOVER

A Convert’s Tale

Art, Crime, and Jewish Apostasy in Renaissance Italy

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$52.00 • £41.95 • €47.00

ISBN 9780674237537

Publication Date: 12/03/2019

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400 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

10 photos, 3 illus.

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Tamar Herzig is Director of the Morris E. Curiel Institute for European Studies and Professor of History at Tel Aviv University. She has published extensively on various aspects of the Italian Renaissance, gender history, and religious history. Her books include Savonarola’s Women and “Christ Transformed into a Virgin Woman”: Lucia Brocadelli, Heinrich Institoris, and the Defense of the Faith.

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