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
     
 

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

Overview

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:
9780700712762
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/28/2000
Series:
Culture and Civilization in the Middle East Series
Pages:
277
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

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