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Fragments from the “Italian Genizah”. An Exhibition ‮קטעים מ״הגניזה האיטלקית״. תערוכה‬‎

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Author

Mauro Perani.

Imprint

Jerusalem, Israel, 1999. 36 pp., illustrations: 59 col., 4 b&w, 29.5 × 21 cm. English and Hebrew.

Location

Jewish National and University Library (12 December 1999–12 January 2000)

Description

Hebrew manuscripts discovered in the bindings of Italian books. This common practice of re-using old parchment as binding material has resulted in the preservation of thousands of Hebrew manuscript fragments, and the designation of these volumes as the “Italian Genizah”. Introductory essay by Mauro Perani. Descriptive entries, including information on the books in which the pages were found. 56 items.

main keywords

HEBREW ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS, 12TH–14TH CITALY (“GENIZAT D’ITALIA”)

minor keywords

Hebrew illuminated manuscripts, Ashkenaz, 12th–14th CHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Spain, 12th–14th CMicrography

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