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Les juifs, les chrétiens et le sang: les aléas d'un discriminant dans les royaumes hispaniques à la fin du Moyen Âge

Abstract : The article, based on a few doctrinal sources, examines the jewish and christian conceptions about blood as a factor of distinction between the communities in late medieval « Spain ». Whereas it is considered by the Jews as a positive element in the internal frame of the Covenant, it appears as negative and polluting as the other’s blood is concerned. In the end of the 13th Century, the Zohar’s conceptions are very harsh, but the Christians ones are also worsening The symbolical hierarchy drawn in a symetric manner is not only religious but also social and political as the sentencia-estatuto published in Toledo in 1449 forbids the converts to practice many activities. In his Fortalitium Fidei, Alonso de Espina theorizes the idea of the lasting uncleanness of the Jewish blood. Because of it, the ideal conversion of the Jews, dating from the origins of Christianity, is no longer valid
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Claire Soussen. Les juifs, les chrétiens et le sang: les aléas d'un discriminant dans les royaumes hispaniques à la fin du Moyen Âge. Revista de Demografía Histórica, Asociación de Demografía Histórica, 2019, XXXVII (2), pp.73-94. ⟨hal-02532550⟩

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