‮משחק מלכים. החיבת היהודי‬‎ Jews and Chess

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Author & Curator

Victor Keats.


Haifa, Israel, ca. 1996. 26 pp., 22 pp.*, illustrations: 31 col., 4 b&w, 29 × 22.2 cm. Hebrew and English.


Israel National Museum of Science (ca. 1996)


The connection between Jews and the game of chess (its literature and history), from ancient to modern times. Main essay on the Jewish contribution to the game. Three additional essays discuss the origins of chess, Talmudic references to the game, and chess in Jewish literature. No itemized listing.

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Arabic/Persian illuminated manuscriptsChristian illuminated manuscriptsMaimonidesOppenheim, Moritz DanielPaintingsTalmud

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