Save

Tablet, Scroll & Book: Judaic Treasures

in Catalog of Catalogs Online

(139 words)

Editor & Curator

Michael Ryan.

Imprint

Philadelphia, Pa., USA, 1994. Booklet, 16 pp., illustrations: 39 b&w, 23 × 30.5 cm. English.

Location

University of Pennsylvania, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library, Rosenwald Gallery (20 January–18 March 1994)

Description

The significance of the book in Judaism, and its history from ancient stone tablets to scrolls to codices. Introduction to these media, followed by sections on Classics of Jewish Literature, Sepharad and its Culture, Anti-Jewish Tracts and the Inquisition, Christian Hebraism, From the Renaissance to Early Modernity, and American Judaica. Descriptive entries. 74 items.

main keywords

CHRISTIAN HEBRAISMHEBREW ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTSPRINTED BOOKS

minor keywords

Antisemitic images/objectsArchaeological findsBibleCairo GenizahHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Ashkenaz, 12th–14th CHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Bohemia-Moravia & Germany, 17th–19th CPrayerbooks/MahzorsScrolls of Esther, illuminatedSpainTorah ArksUnited States

Catalog of Catalogs Online

Content Metrics

All Time Past Year Past 30 Days
Abstract Views 0 0 0
Full Text Views 8 8 6
PDF Views & Downloads 0 0 0