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Steinerne Zeugen digital. German-Jewish Sepulchral Culture between the Middle Ages and Modernity – Space, Form, Inscription

There are more than 2000 surviving Jewish cemeteries in Germany, some dating from as far back as the eleventh century. Despite great losses, no other European country possesses a comparably old, rich and multi-layered Jewish tradition. These cemeteries are among the oldest testimonies to sepulchral culture in Germany, and therefore their preservation, documentation, development and dissemination…

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