Shem Tov de Carrión: How a Jewish Poet from Medieval Spain Speaks to us Today

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Jewish scribes depicted in the famous Libro de los juegos (“Book of games”) commissioned by Alfonso X in 1283

SPS PhD Student Vivian Mills, as part of her appointment as the Richard M. Willner Memorial Scholar and a 2017-2018 Graduate Fellow at the Stroum Center for Jewish Studies at University of Washington, published over the summer a post to that organization's blog about fourteenth century Jewish Castilian poet Shem Tov of Carrión.  Read the post now on the Center for Jewish Studies website.  This article was picked as Mosaic Magazine's editor's pick on August 2nd, 2018.

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