Rituals of Childhood
Jewish Culture and Accultaration in the Middle AgesBook - 1996
This work studies the rite of passage that a Jewish boy would go through in medieval times when he began his schooling at the age of five. The rite is analyzed from different perspectives, making use of pictorial, narrative, legal, poetic, and ethnographic sources, as well as firsthand accounts.
Publisher: New Haven, Conn. : Yale University Press, 1996
Branch Call Number: BM85.G4 M37 1996
Characteristics: p. ; cm