This week, Isaac and Demetria discuss an infamous blood libel
trial: the story of St. Simon of Trent, and the Jews who were
tortured and executed after the city authorities blamed them for
the boy's murder.
About the Podcast
Criminal Records Podcast is a history show exploring the weird history of crime and punishment, from the earliest recorded murder case to the origins of laws that are in effect today. Join hosts Isaac Meyer and Demetria Spinrad on a wild journey through criminal justice systems all over the world.
You can listen to our episodes in any order, but we recommend starting with our most recent cases and working your way back through our catalogue. We’ve learned a lot about audio editing and structuring hour-long episodes since we first started in 2018!