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Unformatted text preview: Expulsions o France 1182, 1306 o England 1290 (under Edward I) o Spain 1492 o Portugal 1497 o Only Italy (under the Popes) never expelled the Jews Major scholars o Rashi (1040-1105) major scholar, commentator on Bible and Talmud o Rashbam (1085-1158) grandson of Rashi, new approach to Bible Jewish involvment in the transmission of science, philosophy, etc, setting the stage for the Renaissance...
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