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Sonnets of Celebration. Hebrew Wedding Poems & Riddles in Honor of the Bride and Groom

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Curators

Francesca Bregoli, Havva Charm, Sharon Liberman Mintz.

Imprint

New York City, USA, 2002. Leaflet, 6 pp., illustrations: 1 b&w, 21.5 × 9.5 cm. English.

Location

Library of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America (17 March–2 August 2002)

Description

Italian Jewish wedding poems (epithalamia) and riddles (hiddot) from the 17th and 18th Centuries. Examples range from those simply printed on paper to those lavishly illustrated on parchment, all demonstrating the fervor for these popular pages during this era, and the vibrant celebratory and literary milieu of Italian Jewry. No itemized listing.

main keywords

ITALYHEBREW ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS, ITALY, 17TH–19TH CPRINTSWEDDING POEMS, RIDDLES & SONGS

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