Professor Jeffrey Jerome Cohen Provides Commentary On Why Jews Were Depicted As Being Black In Medieval Time Period (More of a Signifier of Race Than Class)-Jews and Saracens Were Black Physically and Spiritually-At Times, Both Saracens and Jews Were Depicted With “Hooked” Noses and Black Skin-Black People Were In Ancient Carthage

Source: Medieval Identity Machines (University of Minnesota) 2003 A.D – pg. 277

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This source confirms that during the medieval age, Jews being depicted as “swarthy“, “Ethiopian“, or “black-skinned” was used to signify race more than class which once again shows that Jews were literally seen as being black and spiritually seen as being black.

This source confirms that Jews and Saracens (Muslims) were often equated together racially and spiritually, as well.

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