The Humble Sage and the Wandering Madman: Madness and Madmen in an Exemplum from "Sefer Ḥasidim"

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)38-49
Number of pages12
JournalThe Jewish Quarterly Review
Volume96
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 2006

Keywords

  • 400-1499 Medieval period ; Children ; Demonology in rabbinical literature ; Exempla ; exemplum ; Forum: Sefer ḥasidim ; German literature ; Hebrew language literature ; Jewish culture ; Jewish peoples ; Jewish society ; Jews -- Germany -- History -- Middle Ages, 500-1500 ; Judah ben Samuel, approximately 1150-1217. Sefer hasidim ; Judah ben Samuel, ca ; Literature ; madness ; Mental illness ; Mental illness in rabbinical literature ; Rabbis ; Religious identity ; Sefer ?asidim ; Social attitudes ; Synagogues

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