Wandering Jew

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Wandering Jew

n.
A Jew of medieval legend condemned to wander until the Day of Judgment for having mocked Jesus on the day of the Crucifixion.

wandering Jew

n.
Any of several trailing plants chiefly of the genus Tradescantia, often having variegated purplish foliage and widely grown as houseplants.

wandering Jew

n
1. (Plants) any of several related creeping or trailing plants of tropical America, esp Tradescantia fluminensis and Zebrina pendula: family Commelinaceae
2. (Plants) Austral a similar creeping plant of the genus Commelina

Wandering Jew

n
(European Myth & Legend) (in medieval legend) a character condemned to roam the world eternally because he mocked Christ on the day of the Crucifixion

Wan′dering Jew′


n.
1. a legendary character condemned to roam without rest because he struck Christ on the day of the Crucifixion.
2. any of various creeping plants of the spiderwort family, with green or variegated leaves, as Zebrina pendula.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Wandering Jew - a legendary Jew condemned to roam the world for mocking Jesus at the Crucifixion
Jew, Hebrew, Israelite - a person belonging to the worldwide group claiming descent from Jacob (or converted to it) and connected by cultural or religious ties
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wandering Jew

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a. (Bot) → miseria
b. the Wandering Jewl'ebreo errante
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The German poet Christian Daniel Schubart wrote in prison his poignant poem Der ewige Jude (ca.
This film not merely "verged" on being anti-Semitic, it was anti-Semitic, using the footages of Fritz Hippier's Der ewige Jude.
of Christ (1988), The Dark Knight (2008), and the Nazi propaganda film Der ewige Jude (The Eternal Jew, 1940).
Both Der ewige Jude and Jud Siiss were shown to the local population in the closer vicinity of concentration camps, and to prepare Ghetto workers for the task ahead (see Rentschler 1996 and Hollstein 1971).
Against the backdrop of Der ewige Jude and Jud Suss, the material seems to bear the inscription of its historical moment: a central motif of these two films had been the Jewish gift for assimilation that supported the clandestine erosion of western civilization.
Der Ewige Jude in der literarischen Phantastik (Frankfurt/Main/New York: Campus, 2000).
Der Ewige Jude (Berlin and Leipzig: de Gruyter): 2.
The 1940 Nazi propaganda film Der ewige Jude (The Eternal Jew) is infamous for its brutal antisemitism and claims of being a documentary film.
The other articles in the collection focus on Zarah Leander (whose collaboration with Detlef Sierck in Zu neuen Ufern and La Habanera is examined by Thomas Nadar), the Nazi war-film Die grosse Liebe (Mary-Elizabeth O'Brien), the nauseating pseudo-documentary Der ewige Jude (Joan Clinefelter), the adaptation of nineteenth-century novellas for the screen (Richard Rundell), and the Third Reich cinematic legacy of Wolfgang Liebeneiner (John Davidson), known for his 1947 adaptation of Borchert's Draussen vor der Tur (entitled Liebe 47).
Hofmannsthal's early essays and Der Tor und der Tod are used to support a detailed analysis of Rudolf Kassner's short story 'Sonnengnade', his dissertation 'Der ewige Jude in der Dichtung', and his study of nineteenth-century English poets and painters Die Mystik, die Kunstler und das Leben.
Die deutschsprachige Literatur Israels seit 1945" by Klaus Muler-Salger (Innsbruck); "Aufgeklarte Modernitat -- Postmodernes Entertainment, by Gert Sauterineister (Bremen), yet another -- albeit much more critical -- discussion of Hilsenrath's novelistic art, exclusively concentrating, however, on Der Nazi und der Friseur; "Der Ewige Jude als ewiger Revolutionar," an analysis of Heym's novel Ahasver by Chaim Shoham (Haifa); the enlightening investigation, by Walter H.