Reading List: Jewish History, Late Antique through Late Medieval Ashkenazic

Late Antiquity-Rise of Islam

The Jews in Their Land in the Talmudic Age: 70-640 C.E by Gedaliah Alon

The History of the Jews in the Greco-Roman World: The Jews of Palestine from Alexander the Great to the Arab Conquest by Peter Schäfer

The Ancient Jews from Alexander to Muhammad (Key Themes in Ancient History) by Seth Schwartz

Medieval European Jewish History

Practicing Piety in Medieval Ashkenaz: Men, Women, and Everyday Religious Observance (Jewish Culture and Contexts) by Elisheva Baumgarten

Mothers and Children: Jewish Family Life in Medieval Europe (Jews, Christians, and Muslims from the Ancient to the Modern World) by Elisheva Baumgarten

Reassessing Jewish Life in Medieval Europe by Robert Chazan

The Jews of Medieval Western Christendom, 1000-1500 (Cambridge Medieval Textbooks) by Robert Chazan

God, Humanity, and History: The Hebrew First Crusade Chronicles by Robert Chazan

European Jewry and the First Crusade by Robert Chazan

Under Crescent and Cross: The Jews in the Middle Ages by Mark R. Cohen

Living Together, Living Apart: Rethinking Jewish-Christian Relations in the Middle Ages (Jews, Christians, and Muslims from the Ancient to the Modern World) by Jonathan Elukin

The Myth of the Andalusian Paradise: Muslims, Christians, and Jews under Islamic Rule in Medieval Spain by Dario Fernandez-Morera

Abraham’s Heirs: Jews and Christians in Medieval Europe by Leonard Glick

Pious and Rebellious: Jewish Women in Medieval Europe (The Tauber Institute Series for the Study of European Jewry & HBI Series on Jewish Women) by Avraham Grossman

Exclusiveness and Tolerance: Studies in Jewish-Gentile Relations in Medieval and Modern Times (Scripta Judaica, 3) by Jacob Katz

Tradition and Crisis: Jewish Society At the End of the Middle Ages by Jacob Katz

Dark Mirror: The Medieval Origins of Anti-Jewish Iconography by Sara Lipton

A Vanished World: Muslims, Christians, and Jews in Medieval Spain by Chris Lowney

Rituals of Childhood: Jewish Acculturation in Medieval Europe by Ivan G. Marcus

The Jew in the Medieval World: A Sourcebook, 315-1791 by Jacob Rader Marcus

The Ornament of the World: How Muslims, Jews and Christians Created a Culture of Tolerance in Medieval Spain by Maria Menocal

England’s Jewish Solution: Experiment and Expulsion, 1262-1290 (Cambridge Studies in Medieval Life and Thought: Fourth Series) by Robin R. Mundill

The King’s Jews: Money, Massacre and Exodus in Medieval England by Robin R. Mundill

The Medieval Spains (Cambridge Medieval Textbooks) by Bernard Reilly

Alienated Minority: The Jews of Medieval Latin Europe by Kenneth Stow


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