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Conference Report: Jews, Christians and Crafts in Premodern Towns, June 2023, Cologne

By Simone Hallstein, Historisches Institut, Universität zu Köln

Historically, research on medieval urban history has been divided into two distinct traditions: Either focusing on Christians or Jews, even if the same medieval sources were used. But in numerous places, Christians and Jews not only coexisted, but they were also in regular close contact and shared their daily life.