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Jews Depicted As Being Black In Medieval Time Period

Jews Depicted As Being Black In Medieval Time Period

Source: Medieval Identity Machines (University of Minnesota) 2003 A.D - pg. 277 "In general, however, Saracens and Jews were the groups most susceptible to representation as swarthy, "Ethiopian," or black-skinned." The book Medieval Identity Machines was published in 2003. The beginning of page 277 of this book tells us that in the medieval ages, 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.
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