With Dr. Martina Mampieri discussing her book, "Living under the Evil Pope: The Hebrew Chronicle of Pope Paul IV by Benjamin Nehemiah ben Elnathan from Civitanova Marche (16th cent.)"
We discuss the Jews of Italy in the 15th & 16th century, the Pope's and the Jews, Pope Paul IV and his harsh decrees on the Jews (starting with the Bull Cum nimis absurdum), the burning of the stake of the conversos in Ancona in 1556, the chronicle and its author, Isaiah Sonne, and much more.
To purchase the book: https://brill.com/view/title/39214 (Code 71292 should be 25% off until 1/31/2020)
To read her new article: https://www.ingentaconnect.com/contentone/aup/stros/2020/00000046/f0020001/art00006;jsessionid=4fbhs387oq8h6.x-ic-live-02#
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