A Hand-List of Rabbinic Manuscripts in the Cambridge Genizah Collections, Volume 1: Taylor-Schechter New Series

A Hand-List of Rabbinic Manuscripts in the Cambridge Genizah Collections, Volume 1: Taylor-Schechter New Series

by Robert Brody, E. J. Wiesenberg
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521584000

ISBN-13: 9780521584005

Pub. Date: 12/01/1998

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The Taylor-Schechter New Series contains over 40,000 manuscript fragments that originated in the world famous Cairo Genizah. These fragments are extremely important for research, but students are hampered by the difficulties involved in identifying and gathering the fragments pertaining to particular works or genres. This volume represents an important step toward

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Overview

The Taylor-Schechter New Series contains over 40,000 manuscript fragments that originated in the world famous Cairo Genizah. These fragments are extremely important for research, but students are hampered by the difficulties involved in identifying and gathering the fragments pertaining to particular works or genres. This volume represents an important step toward classifying the contents of the collection and increasing its accessibility, especially with regard to those fragments that belong to the various genres of rabbinic literature.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521584005
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/01/1998
Series:
Cambridge University Library Genizah Series, #5
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
7.64(w) x 11.73(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; Descriptions of manuscripts; Index of sources; Index of names; General index; Plates.

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