Il Ghetto. Forging Italian Jewish Identities 1516–1870

in Catalog of Catalogs Online

(130 words)

Author & Curator

David M. Rosenberg-Wohl.


San Francisco, Calif., USA, 2008. Booklet, 28 pp., illustrations: 27 col., 7 b&w, 28 × 21.5 cm. English.


Museo Italo Americano (25 September 2008–15 February 2009)


Artifacts and images that reflect the cultural complexity of Italian Jews in the 16th–19th C, their interaction with Christians, and the significance of their role as traders on the Italian peninsula. Material and discussion centered around the communities of Venice, Livorno and Rome, with numerous sub-topics presented within. No itemized listing.

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BesamimChristian ArtGold embroideryHanukkah lampsHistorical photographsKetubbotKeysMedical diplomas, illuminatedMusic, synagogueNer TamidOstiaPlatesPrinted booksRimmonimShylockSynagogues, ItalyWedding rings

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