Aug. 30, 974

Writ of Otto II [Present-day Germany; Holy Roman Empire/Price-Bishopric of Merseburg]: “Otto II gifts among other things the Jews [of Merseburg] to Bishop Giseler of Merseburg – considering the [state of] poverty [in which the Stift finds itself …].” [Researcher’s note: The above is a translation of a German summary of the original Latin text.]
Regesten zur Geschichte der Juden in Deutschland während des Mittelalters. Bearbeitet von Dr. M. Wiener. Erster Teil. (Regesta regarding the history of Jews in Germany during the Middle Ages. First Part.); (Hannover; 1862); Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 6/26/2020