Bibliography of books, websites, and other miscellanea I’ve encountered during research for my Jewish Medieval Fantasy series. This is by no means an exhaustive list, merely a sampling of my research.

Enjoy and feel free to ask questions or leave comments about my process or any of the information listed herein.

  • Afanasev, Aleksandr. Russian Fairy Tales. New York: Pantheon, 1976.
  • Anton, Maggie. Rashi’s Daughters, Book I: Joheved: A Novel of Love and the Talmud in Medieval France. New York: Penguin Group (USA), 2007
  • Cameron, Michelle. The Fruit of Her Hands: The Story of Shira of Ashkenaz. New York: Gallery Books, 2013.
  • Campbell, Joseph. The Hero with a Thousand Faces. California: New World Library, 3rd Ed., 2008.
  • Cohn-Sherbock, Rabbi Dan & Lavinia Cohn-Sherbok. Jewish & Christian Mysticism: An Introduction. New York: The Continuum Publishing Company, 1994
  • Cohn-Sherbock, Rabbi Dan. Jewish Mysticism: An Anthology. Oxford, England: Oneworld Publications, 1995.
  • Cornwell, Bernard. The Archer’s Tale. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 2005
  • Dennis, Rabbi Geoffrey W. The Encyclopedia of Jewish Myth, Magic and Mysticism. New York: Llewellyn Worldwide, Ltd., 2007
  • Diamant, Anita. The Red Tent. New York: Picador, St. Martin’s Press, 1997.
  • Gabriel, Ingrid. Herb Identifier & Handbook. New York: Sterling Publishing Co., Inc., 1979
  • Gordon, Noah. The Physician. Little, Brown Book Group, 2001
  • Gregg, Susan. The Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia of Magical Plants. Massachusetts: Fair Winds Press, 2008.
  • Grossman, Avraham. Pious and Rebellious: Jewish Women in Medieval Europe. New York: Brandeis University Press, 2004
  • Holland, Cecelia. The King’s Witch. Penguin, 2011
  • Langer, Lawrence N. Historical Dictionary of Medieval Russia. Maryland and London: The Scarecrow Press, Inc., 2002
  • Learner, Tobsha. The Witch of Cologne. New York: Forge, 2003
  • Martin, Janet. Medieval Russia 980-1584. Cambridge University Press, 2007
  • Newman, Sharan. The Difficult Saint (Catherine LeVendeur Series, #6). New York: Forge, 1999.
  • Nicolle, David. Armies of Medieval Russia: 750-1250. New York: Osprey Publishing, 1999.
  • Nossov, Konstantin S. Medieval Russian Fortresses: AD 862-1480. New York: Osprey Publishing, 2007
  • Trachtenberg, Joshua. Jewish Magic and Superstition: A Study in Folk Religion. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2004
  • Von Bingen, Hildegard. Hildegard’s Healing Plants: From Her Medieval Classic Physica. Beacon, 2002

2 responses to “Research

  1. Kimberly Beasley

    From what I have just read about your research I am sure your book will find its way to a grat publisher. I would enjoy reading it myself. Your inspiration and research is indeed very interesting and leaves me wanting to know more. Thank you for sharing.

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