A Jewish Archive from Old Cairo: The History of Cambridge University's Genizah Collection

A Jewish Archive from Old Cairo: The History of Cambridge University's Genizah Collection

by Stefan Reif
     
 

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Explains how Cairo came to have its important Genizah archive, how Cambridge developed its interests in Hebraica, and how a number of colourful figures brought about the connection between the two centres. Also shows the importance of the Genizah material for Jewish cultural history.See more details below

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Explains how Cairo came to have its important Genizah archive, how Cambridge developed its interests in Hebraica, and how a number of colourful figures brought about the connection between the two centres. Also shows the importance of the Genizah material for Jewish cultural history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781136117787
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/11/2013
Series:
Culture and Civilization in the Middle East
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
277
Sales rank:
1,107,103
File size:
5 MB

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