Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Memoria Mirabilim Dei: Bedachtnus der Wunderthaten Gottes. Von dem Hochwurdigsten Miraculosen Sacrament des wahren fronleichnambs Jesu Christi. So Anno 1337 zu Deckendorff von denen Juden hochfrevetlicher Weis mit verschidenen Instrumenten gemartert, seitherto daselbst sich miraculoser Weis conservirend aufbehalten, mit Andacht besucht und verehret wird. [RARE]

Straubing: Radlmayer, 1728. Hardcover. 16mo. 221pp. Full leather binding with copper clasps. Original copper plate frontispiece mounted on. Very rare antisemitic work, accusing the Jews of host desecration in Deggendorf in 1337/1338. This accusation led to a pogrom and the consequent murder of Deggendorf Jews. [The real reason behind the murdering and plundering of the Deggendorf Jews was the city's high level of debt]. It was first voiced then (1337) and became -next to the well-poisening claim- the main accusation of Christian antisemitism against Jews throughout the Middle Ages, leading to many pogroms. Only in 1992 did the Bishop of Regensburg officially cancel this claim. Minor age wear to binding. Inside clean and tight. In German. Very good condition. vg. Item #17976

Price: $3,500.00

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