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  • Includes English translations of all of the documents related to Dulcea and

    Dulcea of Worms.

  • Hebrew versions of the documents concerning Dulcea appear pp. 164 – 167.

    Dulcea of Worms.

  • Dulcea had a more extensive Jewish education than most women of her milieu.

    Dulcea of Worms.

  • Dulcea is revered above all else for facilitating the spiritual activities of the men of her household.

    Dulcea of Worms.

  • Dulcea was teaching her daughters to follow in her footsteps; their father mentions not only their needlework skills, but also their knowledge of Hebrew prayers and melodies.

    Dulcea of Worms.

  • Dulcea is credited with preparing gut thread and sewing together books and forty Torah scrolls and is said to have spun thread for other religious objects.

    Dulcea of Worms.

  • Dulcea was a moneylender who supported her household financially and she was probably known to have valuable objects in her home.

    Dulcea of Worms.

  • Dulcea of Worms came from the elite leadership class of medieval German Jewry.

    Dulcea of Worms.

  • Together these documents constitute an important source for the activities of medieval Jewish women in general, as well as a moving tribute to Dulcea and her daughters.

    Dulcea of Worms.

  • As a respected investment broker, Dulcea may have been involved in arranging matches and negotiating the financial arrangements which accompanied them.

    Dulcea of Worms.

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