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I TAL YA’ (Isola della rugiada divina). Duemila anni di arte e vita ebraica in Italia

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Translated title I TAL YA’ (Island of the Divine Dew). 2000 Years of Jewish Life in Italy
Editor & Curator

Vivian B. Mann.

Imprint

Ferrara, Italy, 1990. 353 pp., illustrations: 128 col., 107 b&w, 27 × 23 cm. Italian.

ISBN

8824200362

Location

Palazzo dei Diamanti (18 March–17 June 1990)

Description

Italian-language version of the monumental catalog Gardens and Ghettos [#1058], celebrating the rich artistic legacy of Italian Jewry. Introduction by Tullia Zevi. Preface by Primo Levi. Eight essays (in Italian), including “The Arts of Jewish Italy” (Vivian B. Mann), “Jewish Art and Culture in Ancient Rome” (Richard Brilliant), “Hebrew Illuminated Manuscripts from Italy” (Evelyn Cohen), “Jewish Ceremonial Art in the Era of the City States and Ghettos” (Dora Liscia Bemporad), and “A Century of Jewish Artists in Italy” (Emily Braun). Catalog listing arranged according to historical period. Detailed descriptive entries. 343 items.

main keywords

ARCHAEOLOGICAL FINDSCEREMONIAL OBJECTSGHETTOSHEBREW ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS, ITALYITALYJEWISH ARTISTSPAINTINGSROMESYNAGOGUE TEXTILESTORAH ORNAMENTS

minor keywords

AmuletsBook bindingsCoinsCostumeDura EuroposGold glassHaggadot, illuminated manuscriptsHanukkah lampsHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Italy, 15th CJoel ben Shimon (scribe-artist)Keter TorahKetubbotKiddush cupsLevite setsMedalsOil lamps, ancientOssuaries/SarcophagiPainters, JewishPrints, Jewish customs & ceremoniesReader’s desk coversRimmonimRome, catacombsScrolls of Esther, casesScrolls of Esther, illuminatedSynagogues, ancient, DiasporaSynagogues, ItalyTassTombstones, ancientTorah Ark curtainsTorah ArksTorah binders, ItalianTorah mantlesVenosa, catacombsYad

Related ephemera

Exhibition leaflet, 8 pp., cover illus. only, 20.8 × 15 cm.

Other venue

Jewish Museum New York, New York City, USA (17 September 1989–1 February 1990)

Catalog from other venue

#1058

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