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Promising the Silver Age: 1832 to 1861

Michael H. Kater

in Weimar: From Enlightenment to the Present

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300170566
eISBN:
9780300210101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300170566.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter focuses on Weimar's Silver Age between 1832 and 1861, which followed the death of Johann Wolfgang Goethe. It first looks at smaller figures who filled the space left by Goethe, ... More


The Many Deaths of Jew Süss: The Notorious Trial and Execution of an Eighteenth-Century Court Jew

Yair Mintzker

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691172323
eISBN:
9781400887804
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172323.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Joseph Süss Oppenheimer—“Jew Süss”—is one of the most iconic figures in the history of anti-Semitism. In 1733, Oppenheimer became the “court Jew” of Carl Alexander, the duke of the small German state ... More


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