Thursday, June 10, 2021

Nope, Not for "Blood Libel"

Q Indirectly about Sts Simon of Trent and Andrew of Rinn · Nope, Not for "Blood Libel" · Yehoshua Feigon is Back

Why were the Jewish communities in the Rhineland attacked during the 1096 peasants crusade?

Hans-Georg Lundahl
none/ apprx Masters Latin & Greek, Lund University
Answered Thu, June 10th
For their riches.

The Crusaders were poor.


Hans-Georg Lundahl
Definitely not for the “blood libel” - the first known case, and it didn’t lead up to killing Jews, was in 1144, 48 years after this attack on Jews.

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