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Memoria de Sefarad

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Translated title Sephardic Memory
Curator

Isidro G. Bango Torviso.

Imprint

Toledo, Spain, 2002. 464 pp., illustrations: 328 col., 9 b&w, 29 × 24 cm. Spanish.

ISBN

8496008118

Location

Centro Cultural San Marcos (October 2002–January 2003)

Description

More than 1500 years of Jewish culture in Spain, represented by an impressive selection of objects and manuscripts. Monumental catalog in 8 sections: Historical Discourse; The Jewish Quarter; Architecture; Jews, Moors and Christians; Intellectual Knowledge; History of a Conflict; The Inquisition; and The Sephardic Legacy. Each section with multiple essays, texts, and catalog listings of corresponding exhibits. Topics include: Jewish religious life (Ana María López Álvarez), synagogue furniture and ceremonial objects (Isidro G. Bango Torviso), cemeteries (Jordi Casanovas Miró), synagogue architecture (Juan Carlos Ruiz Souza, Susana Calvo Capilla), illuminated medieval manuscripts (Fernando Galván Freile), and the image of the Jew in medieval Spain (Joan Molina Figueras). In-depth entries and color image for each exhibit. 261 items.

main keywords

CEMETERIESCEREMONIAL OBJECTSHEBREW ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS, SPAIN, 12TH–14TH CMIDDLE AGESSPAINSYNAGOGUESSYNAGOGUES, ARCHITECTURE

minor keywords

Antisemitic images/objectsArchaeological findsBesamimCemeteries, SpainCeramicsChristian ArtChristian illuminated manuscriptsHaggadotHaggadot, illuminated manuscriptsHanukkah lampsHebrew illuminated manuscripts, BiblesHistorical documentsKetubbotMicrographyMikvahPesach platesPurim tzedakah containersRimmonimRingsScrolls of Esther, medievalSeals/Stamps, ringsSynagoga & EcclesiaSynagogues, inscriptions fromSynagogues, SpainTombstones, ancientTombstones, medievalTombstones, SpainTorah (scroll)

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