Responding to the 1239 order of Pope Gregory IX, Louis IX of France ordered the seizure of copies of the Talmud in France. Louis was the only European ruler to follow the Pope's order.
Marcus, The Jew in the Medieval World. A Source Book: 315-1791, rev. ed. (1999) 163
Filed under: Destruction / Loss of Information, Prejudice / Persecution / Antisemitism, Religious Texts / Religion, Social / Political
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