Folger call number: DG738.23 .G65 2011
Folger holdings ID: 349498
Includes bibliographical references (p. -312) and index
The piazza -- The palace. The Medici family ; Palazzo Pitti ; Don Giovanni dei Medici ; Benedetto Blanis at court -- The ghetto. Benedetto at home ; The Blanis family ; The creation of the ghetto ; Segregation, conversation, and confusion ; Ghetto government ; Benedetto's neighbours -- The synagogue. The synagogue as it was ; On the bench ; Men of authority ; Quarrels and dissension ; Italians and Levantines -- Memory and survival. The Jewish year ; Home and family ; Observance ; Justice and commandments -- The market. Shopping ; Market and ghetto ; Blanis and sons ; Stolen goods ; Scrocchi Barocchi ; Rich Jews -- Knowledge and power. Books ; Tree of Kabbalah ; Medicean planets ; Silver, gold, and grappa ; The fish pond -- Games of chance. Porta al prato ; Risky business ; Jew mad Christian -- The mirror of truth. On the road ; Venice ; The mirror of truth ; At home with Livia and Don Giovanni ; Fire at the fair ; Florence -- The magic circle. Fellow travellers ; The late Cosimo Ridolfi ; The workshop ; The apprentice -- Curious and forbidden books. Passover and Easter ; Days of scruples ; Holy cross ; Bad Jew ; Business as usual (I) ; Divine favours ; Jews and converts ; Business as usual (II) -- Prison. Misery and woe ; Beginning of the end ; Cosmic battle ; Out of sight and out of mind -- Habeas Corpus?
Also known as
subject: Blanis, Benedetto, approximately 1580-1647
subject: Medici, Giovanni de', 1567-1621
subject: Blanis, Benedetto, ca 1580-1647