Bondavin revisité. Le prêteur juif de Marseille Bondavin de Draguignan (ca 1285–1361 ), suite et fin
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AbstractBondavin revisited&#160;: Bondavin de Draguignan, Jewish moneylender of Marseille (c. 1285&#8211;1361) &#8211; further analysis and conclusions Bondavin de Draguignan (c. 1285&#8211;1361), a Jewish citizen of Marseille, managed to climb the heights of urban society thanks to credit, maritime trade, and his real estate holdings. He exemplifies J. Shatzmiller&#8217;s concept of &#8220;Shylock reconsidered&#8221; and enables further analysis of Jewish credit in Marseille. Bondavin, a scion from a family with deep roots in Marseille and heir to an accumulated and compact property inheritance, is a reliable witness. His financial partnerships demonstrate forms of cooperation that transcended community boundaries. His lending activities, which brought him prestige and high repute, were supported by a network of loans advanced to major Christian businessmen in Marseille, thus contributing indirectly to the financing of Angevin expansionism. Emphasis is placed on Bondavin&#8217;s symbolic dimension, as Jewish usury was a good match for the moral economy it shared with the urban Christian upper classes.