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The fanatical rabbis appealed to the fanaticism of the Dominicans, they denounced the Guide of the Perplexed and had it burned by the inquisition. At the instigation of a German doctor, Asher Ben Yechiel, a synod of thirty rabbis met at Barcelona, with Ben Adret in the chair, and excommunicated all those who read books other than the Bible and the Talmud, when under twenty-five years. A counter-excommunication was proclaimed by Jacob Tibbon, who, at the head of all Provencial rabbis, boldly defended condemned science.
CLI, Quaest, 10, Migne, P. , XXXIII. 38 Adversus Judaeos, 10, Migne, P. , XLVIII. 39 Eusebius, Vita Constantini, III, 18, 20. 40 Codex Justinianeus, 1. I, tit. IX, 16. 41 Codex Theodosianus, 1. XVI, tit. IX, 3, 4, 5. 42 Codex Justinianeus 1. I, tit. IX, 6. 43 Cod. , b. XVI, tit. viii, 5. 44 Code Theodosien, 1. XVI, tit. VIII, 28. 45 Codex Justinianeus, 1. I, tit. IX, 17 and Cod. , 1. XVI, tit. VIII, 14. 46 Codex Justinianeus, 1. I, tit. IX, 18. 47 Justinianus, Novellae, 45. 48 Codex Justinianeus, 1.
It was decreed that the moneys which were sent by  the Israelites to Palestine should be paid into the imperial treasury; (45) they were debarred from holding public office; (46) they were assessed with hard and oppressive curial taxes; (47) they were practically deprived of their special tribunals. (48) The vexations were not confined to that; the Jews were harassed even in the observance of their religion; the law undertook to regulate the manner of observing the Sabbath; (49) they were ordered not to celebrate their Passover before Easter, and Justinian went as far as to prohibit them from reciting the daily prayer, the Schema, which proclaimed one God, as against the Trinity.