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date: 14 August 2020

Jews. 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance
Author(s):

Gordon Campbell

Christian hatred of Jews, which culminated in the crime of the Holocaust, has a continuous history that extends back to the Christian Gospels, which attempt to exonerate the Romans who killed Jesus by shifting the blame to the Jews, who throughout Christian history have been charged with deicide. Compulsory baptism of Jews was introduced in the seventh century in France, Spain, and the Byzantine Empire, and during the ... ...

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